American Tribal Music and Dance"
Ernest Fischbach was the Band Leader and
music composer for Jamila Salimpour's Belly Dance Troupe, "Bal~Anat" 1969-73. His
music for Jamila has been called, "American Tribal".
June 30th of this
year Ernie will debut his new band for "Bal~Anat" with Jamila's daughter, Suhaila
Salimpour, dancing and Ernie's daughter, Melissa Fischbach on drums.
Photo by Deborah Fischbach at the July 28th performance.
Bal~Anat also performed at 2002 Rakkasah in March and
July 2001 in Oakland Ca.for Rakkasah's
"Summer Caravan" three day event. The Bal~Anat band, "Zincali" includes;
Ernie + Melissa Fischbach,
David Brown, Chris Caswell and Brian Steeger, on oboes, bagpipes and drums. BalAnat usually adds a few drummers not listed here (with Zincali musicians).
Left to right; Alex Bernstein (student), Ernie Fischbach, David Brown, Chris Caswell and Brian Steeger.
The Bal~Anat Rennaissance Pleasure Faire oboe band, photo by Barbara Brown.
Here's some photos Barbara took at Gargole studios in Graton.
For more on Bal~Anat.
More about Zincali, Bal~Anat's musicians.
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