"an exciting future ahead"
World on 3, BBC Radio 3
South Africa - Ulidzele!
Scotland - Good Call
Bulgaria - Kopanitsa
Reinventing global sounds,throwing away the rulebook.
Previously Project Jam Sandwich. Now Kabantu, meaning "of the people".
Kabantu are a five-piece hailing from Manchester who unravel new marriages of music from around the globe.
Vocal harmonies from South Africa coalesce with everything from Celtic reels and Brazilian samba to Balkan folk music and beyond. Kabantu throw away the rulebook to bridge countries and cultures, creating an exuberant and joyful soundworld.
Highlights so far include performing at the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, live sessions for BBC Free Thinking Festival, BBC Radio 3 In Tune, World on 3 and an array of prestigious festivals and venues across the UK including The Bridgewater Hall, The Sage Gateshead, Celtic Connections, Musicport and Greenbelt.
Kabantu are Making Music 2016-17, Live Music Now and BBC Introducing Artists.
Katie Foster - violin
Abel Selaocoe - cello
Ali McMath - double bass
Ben Sayah - guitar
Delia Stevens - percussion