Musiki Manjaro is a contemporary African dance band based
in Melbourne, Australia. Since 1989 the band has played more
than 800 performances in clubs, pubs and festivals throughout
Australia, as well as a 42 show, 7 week Asian tour in 1996.
Everywhere audiences have been taken with the band's own blend
of high energy infectious dance music from Central, East and
Southern Africa - music with influences ranging from traditional
African melodies to smooth, tropical Latin rhythms.
The line-up comprises vocals, electric guitars, drums, bass,
keyboards and percussion, producing powerful uplifting music
that gets people up on the dance floor within seconds. Music
which has universal appeal, crossing all boundaries of age and
Musiki Manjaro is a mix of African and Australian musicians
and often includes international guests, such as Zaire's So Kalmery
(1994), Sierra Leone's Abdul Tee-Jay (1991) and most recently
Tanzania's Shomari Ally, featured on the new album Kangarumba.