Reviews have labelled Amira ‘Bosnia's Billie Holiday’, and the comparison holds a certain truth. Billie and Amira are both vocal revolutionaries - Holiday reinvented jazz singing, while Medunjanin is turning sevdah inside-out, enraging an older generation who contest her experimental jazz leanings.
Monday, June 11, 2007
Bosnia's Billie Holiday
Article about sevdah singer Amira Medunjanin.