New CD: Swahili Boogaloo

swahili boogaloo CDThe 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.

If you prefer a download, check out CD Baby: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/paulmbennaandtheokapigui

Also available on iTunes, and every other online music retailing site.

 

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Kim Sanders R.I.P.

eight piece 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 a great sense of humour, and an admirable attraction to the unorthodox.

We’ll miss him.

Come to the Memorial Picnic and Concert on February 2.

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Signs and omens

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

cryptic crossword 15Aug2013

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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.

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Live in Auburn

Here’s a video of our performance of Dezo Dezo at the Africultures Festival in Auburn on March 16 2013.

Special thanks to guest percussionists from Karifi: Abe, Yaw and Imoro.

Video from the smartphone of Stefanie McKeever. Thanks!

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Videos from Dubbo 2012

A couple of videos from our weekend in Dubbo September 2012.

Thanks to Taryn Kelly and the Tanzaroo project for inviting us out west.

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