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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
Street Rat and Body Mind & Soul
Body Mind & Soul is a seven piece band based in Mzuzu, North of Malawi. The band is led by Davie Luhanga, commonly known as Street Rat. It started in the year 2005, as Souls of the Ghetto, playing Reggae music. We won several local awards such as Kuche Kuche read more
Dizu Plaatjies & The Ibuyambo Ensemble
Dizu Plaatjies, the son of a Xhosa traditional healer, grew up in the Cape Town township of Langa in South Africa. Behind his warm smile is a serious and spiritual person. He is the founder and former leader of South Africa’s internationally celebrated marimba group, Amampondo.
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Mwahiyerani is a traditional dance group based in Mchauru Juu Village, Mtwara region. Their style is of the Makua ethnic group found both in southern Tanzania and northern Mozambique. This style was originally performed only by elders and in secret places, since the 1920s. Now it is performed openly and read more
Zanzibar Taarab Ensemble
The Zanzibar Taarab Ensemble captures the great energy of western Indian Ocean cultural expression and has a program of great variety, easily appreciated by any audience interested in hearing instrumental and vocal colours, tonalities and techniques of the fusion of Arab and African music.
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"Maloya Maniér Fanm" (Kreol language) means "Maloya Made by Women".
Simangavole is a women-only group that powerfully performs traditional maloya, the original rebel music as created by African slaves who were brought to Reunion Island.
Simangavole’s song lyrics draw from raw emotions and feelings. Their high energy read more