Akatswela (live at WOMAD Carlyon Bay 1989)

Eyuphuro

Eyuphuro is a Mozambican band. Their music is a combination of traditional African music and western popular music. They sing mostly in Makua, a Bantu language. The name of the band means whirlwind. ‘Akatswela’ features on their 1989 album Mama Mosambiki.

Further reading

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan at WOMAD 1985: Were you there?

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Society of Sound: The Gloaming 3

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All In The Family

Music journalist Campbell Stevenson takes a look at the relationship between musicians and family.

Brotherhood, Destiny and Rum!

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