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West Philadelphia Orchestra On World Cafe

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West Philadelphia Orchestra On World Cafe

Sense Of Place

West Philadelphia Orchestra On World Cafe

West Philadelphia Orchestra On World Cafe

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West Philadelphia Orchestra with interloping World Cafe host David Dye (ensousaphoned, right). Rich McKie/WXPN hide caption

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West Philadelphia Orchestra with interloping World Cafe host David Dye (ensousaphoned, right).

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We've got something quite different as our Sense of Place: Philly series continues. Philadelphia has a brass band called The West Philadelphia Orchestra. They specialize in Balkan music, and as they were rehearsing a number of years ago, a singer was passing by who knew the music they were playing from growing up — and she joined the band. Petia Zamfirova will be the first to say this eclectic group is not just about backing her singing. We'll find out how this band grew here, hear about their selection in the All Songs Considered Tiny Desk Concert contest and more.

West Philadelphia Orchestra with interloping World Cafe host David Dye (ensousaphoned, right). Rich McKie/WXPN hide caption

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West Philadelphia Orchestra with interloping World Cafe host David Dye (ensousaphoned, right).

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Set List

01Zla S'dba

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02Truck On Fire

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03Super Lunch

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