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CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Goce Stevkovski Septet: Homage to a Dreamer

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In the raft of drummer-led records, many of those lack strong identity. Not this one. As a commanding drummer and compelling composer, drummer Goce Stevkovski stands above the fray. This ubiquitous drummer who is known for his affiliations with various acts to whom he has lent his dynamic yet sensitive groove, bands such as Project Zlust, DNO, Arhangel, Leb i Sol and Kiril Djaikovski, to name but a few, has shown to be a thoughtful composer and ambitious performer. With ...

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Goce Stevkovski Septet: 7 Stories

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It seems that number seven is a universally accepted lucky or holy number in most cultures from west to east. And there appear to be many places where the number seven can be found, including the seven wonders of the world, the seven seas, the seven virtues and the seven colors of the spectrum; add to that list drummer Goce Stevkovski's debut, 7 Stories.Much like his colleague Manu Katché, Stevkovski is a much sought-after session and live drummer. ...