The Habibis

The Habibis (stylised as The haBiBis) is an Australian band that plays traditional Greek music.[1] They won the 1999 ARIA Award for Best World Music Album with their album Intoxication.[2]

The Habibis
Genrestraditional Greek music
Years active1995 - 2001, 2006 -


MembersEdit

  • Irine Vela - laouto, bouzouki, guitar
  • Pascal Latra - vocals, baglama, percussion
  • Mulaim Vela - guitar
  • Rachel Cogan - recorder
  • Achilles Yiangoulli - bouzouki, vocals, percussion
  • Wendy Rowlands - violin
  • Sotiris Traianopoulos - clarinet
  • Jenny M Thomas - violin

DiscographyEdit

  • Four Warriors (1995)
  • Intoxication (1998) - Larrikin
  • Selections 1995-2006 (2008)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Freebury, Jane (2 April 1999), "Chirpy Sounds From The Mediterranean", Canberra Times
  2. ^ "The Winners", Newcastle Herald, 13 October 1999