Traditional Ukrainian music is easily recognized by its somewhat melancholy tone. It first became known outside of Ukraine during the 18th century as musicians from Ukraine would perform before the royal courts in Russia and Poland. Ukraine's music history spans back many years and remains popular today.
Odessa is a beautiful city in Ukraine that is rich in history and has an extremely colorful past. One very talented individual brought harmony and culture to a city that was once fighting very turbulent political times and found hope in the melodies that were written from the heart of Leonid Utesov. Of all the musicians from Odessa, Utesov will remain in the hearts and minds of every ...