“Mitsaras”: The Last Self-Made Mykonos Bagpipe Maestro
Mykonos bagpipe maestro Dimitris Koukas, aka "Mitsaras" passed in May 2021, taking a lifetime of Mykonian musical memory with him. Dimitris Koukas, played the Mykonian bagpipe—the tsabouna, for eight decades of his life. As a youngster, he first expressed interest in...
Tsabouna: Mykonos Bagpipe in Danger of Becoming Lost Art
The Mykonos bagpipe called Tsabouna played in for centuries lost recently one of its musical maestros with the passing of Dimitri Koukas.