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MAMUD BAND - Opposite People - The Music of Fela Kuti
MAMUD BAND
Opposite People - The Music of Fela Kuti

Fy 8171
Felmay Records
Italia
 
1 CD



MAMUD BAND is an ensemble created at the beginning of the 90s by the percussionist Lorenzo Gasperoni. Through the past 20 years the band has experienced different music styles, finding at last its own level in the Afrobeat, a style created through the fusion of funk, soul, highlife and African tradition. In this enthralling music, enlivened by a sharp and hypnotic winds, the modern sound of bass, guitar and drums blend with traditional percussion.

The new record of MAMUD BAND Opposite People is a heartfelt tribute to Fela Kuti, great Nigerian musician, intellectual and politician.
Ten pieces of his vast repertoire have been sorted out to explore new horizons of the Afrobeat. Everlasting pieces, such as Colonial Mentality, Egbe Mi O, Zombie, No Agreement have been arranged by the band, which has created an irresistible sound mix, where African, Cuban and Brazilian percussions mix together in modern Funk, Dub, Reggae and Latin grooves.
This new CD boasts as special guest the singer Bunna, founder of the historic Italian reggae band Africa Unite.
The present band is made up of 9 musicians: a powerful winds section, enriched by Cuban musicians and consisting of trumpet, sax alto and sax baritone, guitar, electric piano and a rhythmic bass and drums section, beating heart of the band. The percussions section consists of two sets, which, through their drums and grooves, combine different styles from Africa, Cuba and Brazil.

Mamud Band has already published two records: the prize winning La Vendetta di Grog, thanks to which the band has also been selected in 1996 to represent Italy at the «Biennale Giovani Artisti dell’Europa e del Mediterraneo» and Amore Pirata, produced and published in 1998 by the daily paper «Il Manifesto» and featuring the legendary Afro-American trumpeter Lester Bowie.



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MAMUD BAND - Opposite People - The Music of Fela Kuti

 
 
 

CABIT - Tre Re dall'Oriente / La Stella Cometa
from CD "Unico Figlio"
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
24 April 2019 - h:21.00
Liguriani
in "Fischia il vento - Canti e musiche della Resistenza in Liguria"

SOMS Diritto e Doveri
Vado Ligure (SV) - Italy


28 April 2019 - h:20.00
Ester Formosa & Elva Lutza
Dalston Roof Park
London


03 May 2019 - h:21.00
Ester Formosa & Elva Lutza
Teatro Alekestis
Cagliari - Italy


10 May 2019 - h:8.30
Liguriani
Mayschoss
Germany


11 May 2019 - h:8.30
Liguriani
Venner Folk Frühling
Büningsweg 1
Venne - Germany


12 May 2019 - h:17.00
Ester Formosa & Elva Lutza
Villa Pamphilii
Rome - Italy


12 May 2019 - h:19.00
Arturo Stalteri
S.S. Apostoli

Roma

A Low & Loud Trilogy


23 May 2019 - h:8.00
Liguriani
Dahrenstedt
Germany


24 May 2019 - h:8.00
Liguriani
Salzgitter
Germany


25 May 2019 - h:8.00
Liguriani
Mönchegladbach
Germany


25 June 2019 - h:21.00
Liguriani
Mare e Miniere Festival
Vecchia Torrana
Portoscuso (CI) - Sardinia - Italy


27 June 2019 - h:20.00
Liguriani
Castel Tirolo
Merano (BZ) - Italy


28 June 2019 - h:20.00
Liguriani
Feste Musicali a Castel Roncolo
Via Castel Roncolo
Bolzano (BZ) - Italy


29 June 2019 - h:8.00
Liguriani
Andy Lang Konzertscheune
Banhofstrasse 1
Gefrees - Germany


30 June 2019 - h:15.00
Liguriani
Langenau
Germany


30 June 2019 - h:20.00
Liguriani
Bischofsgrün
Mainleus - Germany


19 July 2019 - h:18.30
Liguriani
Rheingau Musik Festival
Burg Schwarzenstein
Geisenheim-Johannisberg
Germany


20 July 2019 - h:16.00
Liguriani
Rheingau Musik Festival
Draiser Hof- Weingut und Gutshotel Baron Knyphausen
Eltville Am Rhein
Germany


21 July 2019 - h:16.00
Liguriani
Rheingau Musik Festival
Garden of The Eltzerhof
Elteville - Germany


23 August 2019 - h:20.00
Liguriani
Kehl
Germany


 
 
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