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  • Saki Stars

    Headed by the charismatic Salome Kiwaya (director/composer/lead vocals), Saki Stars band was formed in 1992 and is based in Dodoma (central Tanzania) with twelve musicians.   Saki Stars is entertaining whilst educational and their songs draw on a diverse range of traditional and contemporary musical influences from around the African Continent and read more
  • Seckou Keita Quartet +

    It was under the guidance of his uncle Solo Cissokho (see Ellika & Solo; Sauti za Busara Festival 2007) that Seckou Keita launched his international career in 1996, with appearances at Norway's Forde Festival, in a collaboration with Cuban, Indian and Scandinavian musicians.   In following years, Keita relocated to UK, while read more
  • Sisi Tambala

    Since their formation in 1997 this group has been receiving wide critical acclaim for their originality in reinterpreting traditional Tanzanian music and dance styles into their own "ngwashala" style. They sing in a variety of tribal languages, English and Kiswahili, portraying messages of African unity and peace as well as read more
  • Sosolya Dance Academy

    Sosolya Dance Academy was founded in 2005. It's a group of young, talented and energetic artists who came together to organise themselves for a common cause. Sosolya Dance Academy now consists of around forty youth (aged 10 – 25) and five adult leaders. The group has bases in Kampala city read more
  • Wunmi

    Wunmi is an artist that effortlessly joins the dots between Nigeria's Yoruba and Afrobeat heritage, New York's house pedigree, and London's jazz, broken beat and classic street soul sounds. The enduring image from Wunmi's early years in music was in summer 1986 as the dancer who codified the style of read more
  • Zemkala

    Founded in 2003 by artists Kasembe Ungani and Fadhili Mkenda who were both originally with Sisi Tambala, Zemkala is a six-piece band performing a style of music known as "ngwashala" with its roots from the south of Tanzania. Most of the songs they play have Tanzanian roots, combining tradition and read more