Bouzouki players Nikos Petsakos (Greece) and Martin Coyle (Ireland) explore the journey of the bouzouki from early 1900's Greece, across Europe and it's entry into Ireland. Rebetiko, traditional arrangements from various European countries as well as modern compositions presented on Greek Tri-chordo, Irish four course and Baglama

In this workshop participants will become familiar with:

* The history of the Bouzouki following its path from19th century Greece and its establishment to 1970s Ireland to modern day.

 * The introduction of, and Greek dromoi (Scales). Their similarities with western scale their construction on an equal tempered instrument such as the bouzouki.

* The understanding of even and odd rhythms.