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  • Rachel Magoola

    Rachel Magoola, born of music teacher parents, started singing at an early age. She joined the school choir aged seven and sang throughout her youth both at school and her local church. Rachel trained as a music teacher and taught for eleven years at Namasagali College, a secondary school and read more
  • Rahat Zamaan Taarab Orchestra

    Nassor Amour Abdallah aka Cholo Ganun the founder of Rahat Zamaan Taarab Orchestra is renowned for his exceptional talent; he is the youngest professional ganun player in East Africa. In Sweden during 2003, Cholo Ganun won Best World Musician Award; of a hundred contestants, he was one of only two read more
  • Rajab Suleiman & Kithara

    Taarab music has defined Zanzibar's aural landscape for over a century, renowned for its lush mix of Arabic and western instruments, diva-worthy vocalizations, and allusive Swahili lyrics. The venerable and syncretic form is ambitiously renewed by Rajab Suleiman & Kithara. This lean and nimble group has uncovered the form's essential read more
  • Ribab Fusion

    Ribab Fusion are considered major ambassadors of the Amazigh culture. The band celebrates Morocco’s Amazigh (colonialists used to say Berber) culture as it flies from ‘70s-style funk to Afropop dance vibes, from slow jams to high energy call-and-response choruses.  The ribab is a traditional instrument that used to be common read more
  • Richie Lumambo

    Richie Lumambo is a guitarist, singer, songwriter from Tanzania with soaring vocals and his own unique guitar style. His music is inspired by Tanzanian traditional music styles as well as Western soul grooves. His band brings together youthful musicians to successfully showcase talents of his new generation. A powerful East African read more
  • Ricky na Marafiki

    Born Patrick Enos Lukhachi Nanjero, in Nairobi on 8 October 1980, Ricky is a bassist, arranger and a bass instructor. He comes from a family of eight with four brothers and three sisters. A few years ago Ricky began his solo career by forming a five-piece band called the Marafiki, read more