I bought this on the recommendation of fRoots magazine, a very reliable source for great world music. By and large they tend to stay away from stuff that is heavily reliant on fusion that has precious little flavour of its source material. I also like Balkan music, Eastern European music and so on.
This is a disaster. I think the kid that made this put something together for his bar mitzvah. That's what it sounds like - something to keep the kids juiced up while the adults go dance to something else. It has the musical equivalent of the focus of a baby squirrel and would, in fact, make a great soundtrack for a film showing the frenetic comings and goings of the little critters. So, I'm likely not the target audience this chap had in mind. If you're not constantly on a sugar rush, you may not care for this either. I guess it's Eastern Euro Ottoman Israeli hoo haa, but this definitely is not my cup of tea. Enjoy it if it is yours.