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West African band looking for bass guitarist
Posted August 20th, 2012 - 2:24 pm by from Berlin, Germany (Permalink)
West African band looking for electric bass player: NOW!
[size= small]A Berlin-based West African band is looking for an electric bass guitarist to join the core ensemble. Studio recording to happen around 1 October 2012; European-West African Tour will be December 2012 - February 2013.[/size]
[size= small]The Kilinba Orchestra[/size]
[size= small]A fusion of Sénégambian and European musicians, The Kilinba Orchestra presents original compositions in traditional and modern African styles, including afro-reggae, salsa, soul and sukus. Lyrics are in French, Mandingo and Wolof, and treat themes such as peace, unity, justice, education, nature, and love.[/size]
[size= small]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXd5hrdhLY8[/size]
Upbeat, friendly, open, ready for adventure!
Familiar with, or eager to learn, about West African music (Mandingo tradition)
Skill/Attitude: you have the ear and commitment to be a fast learner
Language: you speak some combination of English/French and/or Wolof/Mandinka
Ready to play: we need someone NOW! latest 6 september to being intense rehearsals
Ready to travel: we hit the road the beginning of December to tour down to West Africa; you are a good traveler, with a sense of humor and patience, in minimal, challenging and enchanting conditions!