Violinist, leader of the legendary Taraf de Caliu and one of the oldest members of the band, that, in 2002, won the BBC World Music prize for Best Group in Europe & Middle East, when they were performing under the name Taraf de Haidouks. Audiences may remember his appearance in Tony Gatlif’s Latcho Drom (1993); and the musician and the directors paths meet again at LEFFEST, for a debate on the topic of “Music in Tony Gatlif’s Cinema”.