21st Century. Balkan Groove, written for flexible woodwind ensemble with rhythm section (piano, bass, drums). Combines musical influences originating from the Balkans in southeast Europe and a dynamic groove typical of western music. This mixture resultsin an ingenious and energetic composition which leaves musicians and audience torn between enthusiasm and pure pleasure. Forces: Flute in C; 1st Part in Bb (Trumpet, Soprano Sax, Clarinet); 2nd Part in Eb (Alto Sax) or in Bb (Trumpet or Clarinet); 3rd Part in Bb (Tenor Sax or Clarinet) or in Eb (Alto Sax); 4th Part in Bb, Bass Clef (Tuba) or in C, Bass Clef (Trombone); Piano; Bass; Drum Set.