As one of the few exponents of the Balalaika living outside the Slavic-speaking world, Justin was a founder member of the band, has played in various settings from the Isle of Skye to the Harz Mountains in Germany, and has appeared in the West End and on television as a balalaika player.
Balalaika is a five-piece group specialising in both Russian and Jewish music. The group play on traditional acoustic instruments, but amplification, fixed or mobile, is provided where necessary. This is especially recommended for receptions, parties and dinners of more than 60 people, outdoor events, and for dancing. Performances can be entirely Russian, entirely Jewish, or a mixture of the two traditions.
The line-up consists of: