Vula Viel : /v?’la vi:’?l/
Vula Viel means Good is Good in Dagaare, the language of the tribe in Upper West Ghana where Bex Burch lived for 3 years. Now it is the name of her new group featuring the best of London’s young music talent: Dan Nicholls (bass synth/keys), George Crowley (sax), two drummers Simon Roth and Dave De Rose, and vibes players Jim Hart and Stephen Burke.
Their intensely rhythmic music is an engaging mix of african, electronica and minimalist influences. Based around the Gyil (the Dagaare xylophone made of sacred lliga wood) Vula Viel brings the powerful ancient Dagaare music into the 21st century and the resulting music will engage, entrance and excite your soul.
Seeing is believing with this band, and you’ll be glad you came, to find that good is most certainly good.