Makanitza play this vibrant music with this same passion and dedication, playing music from the vast wealth of Romani and Eastern European songs and dances to create unique and personal interpretations.


Makanitza play Eastern European and Roma Gypsy music with a distinctive Leeds accent.

The great Romani masters are renowned worldwide for their virtuosity and depth of emotion, bringing audiences to their feet with their social and celebratory music.

Makanitza are:
Oliver Dover: Clarinet
Matt Holborn: Violin
Craig Scott: Guitar
Michael Bardon: Bass
Matt Davies: Drums


Photograph by Lloyd Spencer