Originally founded in Portland, Oregon and currently based in parts of North America and Japan, The Dolomites are a Tribal Mestizo Folk collective that fuses together the traditions of Japanese, Rumanian, Balkan, Cumbia, Tzigani, Dub, Punk, Alternative, Electronic, Roots, Bass and Sub-natural mystic genres. Instrumentation varies from show to show and is primarily : Accordion, Vocals,Tuba, Drums, Percussion, occasionally a variety of Electronic Elements with DJ collaborations, Violin, Koto and other Melodic Instruments. Lyrics are in Japanese, English, Spanish, and tribal scatting. The Dolomites currently have a rotating roster of about 70 musicians depending on the city and country the Dolomites perform. Stevhen Koji Baianu plays accordion, vocals, violin, bass, drums, percussion, koto, etc. and is the founder, producer, and director of the current Dolomites
2015 marked the release of the Japan Years (3 Volume Trilogy EP of songs recorded mainly in Japan with the Dolomites).
Alien Arts Alliance will release the Dolomites - "Soundtrack Years" throughout 2016. Compositions and productions of Stevhen Koji Baianu for TV/Film/Game music.
The Dolomites are also currently working diligently on a project that we cannot reveal details about until project is closer to being launched.
A North American and Japan Tour in 2016 and other possible countries to be announced...
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