Faith i Branko Quartet
Faith and Branko Ristic play Serbian Balkan Gypsy Roma Music in the UK. Mixing Gypsy Jazz, Classical, Indian, Turkish, Balkan and Contemporary compositions. They met when Faith drove to Serbia to learn Balkan accordion playing, They met in Branko's Romani village in 2009, and - with music as their only tool for communication - began a journey that would lead to their marriage, their last album ‘Gypsy Lover’ being placed in the top 10 World Music Charts, a successful international touring schedule and a soon to be released documentary. From a foundation of 'Serbian-Roma' music, Faith i Branko have created a style that draws from both of their musical heritages and expresses their unique personal connection.
Faith and Branko teach violin, accordion and piano locally.