Kokako Music

Kokako Music: spreading exciting fresh sounds from the world, with custom vision and strategy for every client. Management - curation - consulting

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*** MIROCA PARIS (Cabo Verde/Portugal) currently touring with Madonna, available from June 2020 onward for all territories ***

>>> HQ The Netherlands, offices in Portugal & USA <<<
Founded by Miriam Brenner in 2012, Kokako Music continues to thrive and grow, building on a network of over a decade, known as festival presenter, Womex jury member (2013), agent, consultant, management and more.


ROSTER 2020-2021
MIROCA PARIS (Cabo Verde/Portugal) - Island Rhythm Innovator, known as virtuoso percussionist & singer with CESARIA EVORA for 11 years, has been touring in 4 continents with his new album D'alma. From WOMAD UK to Wassermusik Berlin, from Russia to the USA, from Mundial Montreal to MIL Lisbon and AME Cabo Verde: The young veteran has been sharing his guitar-lead vibrant music, with distinctive warm raspy voice from theaters to outdoor festivals.
Currently performing on Madonna's MadameX tour, inspired by her time living in Lisbon, home to Miroca.

NEW: Dr. Jordan Institute (NL/CA/Trinidad)! Special Spotlight selection by Dutch World Forum Export
BITORI (Womex 2017) released on Analog Africa (Cabo Verde)
AKUA NARU (USA, based in DE)
VICTORIA HANNA (Womex 2017)
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AGENCY
As an talent agency we represent characteristic artists drawing on rich culture, propelling their roots into new dimensions and sounds.
KM has organized tours in 4 continents, serving clients ranging from Glastonbury, WOMAD Paleo Festival Nyon, Winnipeg Folk Festival, Kennedy Center DC, Jarasum Jazz Korea, Lowlands, Paradiso NL, Esperanzah BE, FMM Sines PT to North Sea Jazz Club and more.
Our founder is armed with a Masters in ethnomusicology. Available for lectures, workshops and curating events.

MANAGEMENT
As artists management we've successfully planned and executed strategies to further our artists' careers, being selected for various important showcase festivals (Womex, Mundial Montreal, APAP ), finding the right labels, distribution, pr and break into new territories.

We curate programs for events and series (ea. formerly Festival Mundial, festival Music Meeting - EFWMF members), we manage a hand picked selection of quality artists, book in worldwide and offer consulting to several international and local organizations.

participating in

  • WOMEX 2019
  • WOMEX 2018
  • WOMEX 2017
  • WOMEX 2016
  • WOMEX 2015
  • WOMEX 2014
  • WOMEX 2013
  • WOMEX 2012
  • WOMEX 2011
  • WOMEX 2010
  • WOMEX 2009
stand number WOMEX 19: 1.30-1.33

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Events

Miroca Paris

BITORI ft Chando Graciosa

News

Touring with MADONNA - Miroca Paris

The Cabo Verde native, known from performing with...

Miroca Paris releases new album

Much anticipated album of Miroca Paris (Cabo...

Bitori receives Lifetime Achievement Award

On May 6 2017 master accordionist Bitori received...

El Pais features BITORI (Cabo Verde) at WOMAD Fuerteventura

Bitori - Legend of Funana from Cabo Verde, played...

MTV Iggy features Palenke Soultribe

After 17 concerts on their European tour, and a...

Palenke Soultribe New Video out now!

'Blanco y Negro', the thrid single from Palenke...

ARIFA debut tour in USA this fall!

After having showcased at the Dutch Jazz & World...

On Tour

Arifa

Ljova & The Kontraband

Daferwa

Palenke Soultribe

Miroca Paris

Miroca Paris

Miroca Paris