• Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

      $1 USD  or more



How I’d like to go to Irin-Pirinmountain, dear mother, to Todor’s field, so that my band of men may rest there by the cool water, in the deep shade. / Don’t go to fetch water, maiden, because it’s a long way off.There stands a tall tree with deep shade around it.


from Like Never & Like Always, released June 10, 2016
“Ta što mi e miloj, mamo,” traditional, from the village of Obidim, Pirin Macedonia, Bulgaria / “Ne hodi, momne le,” Rhodope region, Bulgaria,
from the repertoire of Sestri Kušlevi



all rights reserved


True Life Trio & Gari Hegedus Oakland, California

True Life Trio performs riveting, open-voice harmonies from Eastern Europe & the Americas, exploring the creative possibilities of cross-fertilization of different traditions.

Gari Hegedus plays oud, saz, violin and a range of stringed instruments from Greece and Turkey. His vast repertoire and playing styles reach as far as the Arab lands, Iran and India.
... more

contact / help

Contact True Life Trio & Gari Hegedus

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code