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New CD: East of Zanzibar

Our new CD will be officially launched at LazyBones Lounge in Marrickville on Sunday December 16. CD Cover: Paul Mbenna and the Okapi Guitar Band East of Zanzibar Check it out on CDBaby.

Frances Paterson R.I.P.

Sad to hear that Frances Paterson died this morning. Frances was our lead singer in the late 80’s and into the 90’s. She was a wonderful musician, full of enthusiasms, a great friend. Okapi Allstars Guitar Band, University of NSW, … Continue reading

New CD: Swahili Boogaloo

The first of our albums to feature Paul Mbenna is now available. If you want a physical CD, you can order one on this page. Price is $10 plus postage. We take Paypal, and anything else that works for you. … Continue reading

Kim Sanders R.I.P.

Sad news yesterday: Kim Sanders died. Kim played sax with us for a while in 1989/90, including a tour to Melbourne. That’s him, higher than everyone else, with a woolly hat, in the photo. He was a wonderful musician, with … Continue reading

Signs and omens

The Sydney Morning Herald crossword yesterday, as we were preparing to play Exhumed.

Exhumed okapis discovered near Circular Quay

We were notified today that we’re finalists in ABC Radio’s Exhumed competition. Exciting! We’ll be playing in the finals at The Basement on August 15. Come along if you can. Tickets are free but need to be reserved here.