Within summer tour named Greetings to the coast and islands famous guitar duo Stefanovski and Tadic played their version of traditional macedonian songs also at Bluesy island of Vis. TTV brings you part of this concert short interview…
Born in Prilep in 1957 he started playing guitar at the age of 13. Stefanovski was one of the founding members of Leb i sol with whom he recorded 13 albums between 1978 and 1991. He currently splits his time playing with his VS Trio in an acoustic partnership with Miroslav Tadi or composing for film and theatre. He is the brother of dramatist Goran Stefanovski.
Stefanovski has played a wide variety of guitars including a Gibson SG a Fender Stratocaster heavily modified with Schecter and Radulovi parts a Telecaster a Radulovi superstrat and a PensaSuhr superstrat. The influence of ethnic and folk music of Southeastern Europe and more specifically of the music of the Republic of Macedonia are recognizable in his occasional use of odd meters (5/4 7/8) and nontraditional scales (e.g. the Phrygian dominant scale).
He played the guitar solo in the song Za Milion Godina by YU Rock misija the former Yugoslav contribution to Bob Geldof’s Band Aid.