Toko Telo
Toko Telo (Bir Images)


Manoro fought in a local conflict. Everyone thought he was dead. But one day he reappeared in the village, very weak. I recognized him: my father..
  • 1 Manoro
  • 2 Zaza Somandrara (Young Girl)
  • 3 Ndreto Zahay
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A brief live performance, an intimate encounter. Intense emotion and thrilling virtuosity. From three of Madagascar's greatest artists.
  • Greenwall Session
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  • country:Madagascar
  • region:Madagascar
  • style(s):World, Tsapiky
  • label:Anio Records
  • type:Trio
  • gender:male, female
  • instrumentation:vocal, unplugged, guitar
  • artist submitted by:Anio Records

Line up

  • D'Gary (Guitar, voice)
  • Joël Rabesolo (Guitar, voice)
  • Monika Njava (Voice, percussion)


A supergroup bringing together three of Madagascar’s greatest stars: D’Gary, the country’s most renowned artist; national diva Monika Njava; and Joël Rabesolo, the leading Malagasy guitarist of his generation. Their music, deeply rooted in the rich musical traditions of southwestern Madagascar, is composed and performed with sublime artistry. Two albums Toy Raha Toy (2017) and Diavola (2018) have been released on Anio Records.

“The music of Toko Telo creates a hypnotic pull. At the same time it is highly melodies, soulful and of the highest singer-songwriter art.” Pirmin Bossart, Luzerner Zeitung