The Dizu Plaatjies Ibuyambo Ensemble

The Dizu Plaatjies Ibuyambo Ensemble
Ibuyambo
Live in Malaysia
Womex showcase
Portrait
After the Show - 30 Piece
Full Stage show
WOMEX SHOWCASE

Songs

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  • country:South Africa
  • region:Cape Town
  • style(s):Afro, Ethnic
  • label:MOUNTAIN RECORDS
  • type:Band
  • gender:male, female
  • instrumentation:instrumental, vocal
  • artist submitted by:Lee Thorp Entertainment

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This is the group of former Amampondo leader, Dizu Plaatjies. The group perform traditional, neo-traditional and original african songs. Virtually all instruments are hand made of wood, animal skins, seeds, hand beaten metal, etc. The basic ensemble of 5 musicians sing, play and dance. Additional drummers and dancers augment the line-up.
The instruments include, marimba, mbira, akadinda, umhube, uhardi, drums and percussion.
They have recorded two albums with their new line-up. The first, Ibuyambo, is available in Europe. The second will be released in 2008. The group were chosen to showcase at Womex 2007.

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