Cabo Verde/The Netherlands)

Tabanka by Bas Van der Wel


Rotterdam-based Cape Verdean band laying down an energetic and dance-inducing style of funana, exuberantly and expertly following in the footsteps of greats such as Bulimundo, Américo Brito and Bitori.

Ampario Gomes Ferreira - gaita, vocals, band leader
Aristoteles Nascimento - drums, backing vocals
Arlindo Silva Timas - congas, backing vocals
Djeison Gomes Ferreira - bass guitar
Jerry Gomes Ferreira - percussion, backing vocals
Nelson Gomes Ferreira - ferro, backing vocals
Orlando Soares Neves - guitar, backing vocals