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Sudani Voodoo Ep

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Sudani Voodoo Ep
Sudani Voodoo Ep


Trance-inducing Voodoo music from Sudanese mystic healing ceremonies performed by the Cairo-based Rango collective making their debut at the Barbicans Transcender Festival on 30 September. Debut EP by extraordinary Sudanese-Egyptian master musicians RANGO, Mystic healing music, mysterious Zar/Voodoo rites and dance music from traditional Sudanese Wedding celebrations; all performed on lyres retrofitted with electric pickups and vintage Rango Marimbas with gourd spirit resonators, accompanied by dancers wearing percussion belts fashioned from goat horns & brandishing recycled aerosol can shakers. Live in the UK during Black History month October 2009, Rango perform a unique form of sacred and secular music which evolved from the former slave communities of Sudan and Ethiopia following the abolition of the slave trade in Egypt. Combining traditional music styles with a complex belief system of Sudanese shamanic practices and Zar, a healing communion with unseen entities thought to cleanse the soul and relieve suffering, along worship of Muslim prophets and Christian spirits, the bands exotic music and principle instrument is known as Rango. Radio: BBC London BBC Arabic Service Regional BBC and Independent Radio PR to tie-in with tour dates Press: Guardian Feature confirmed New Statesmen Independent/Times tbc Adverts: Songlines FRoots Barbican Campaign for Transcender Weekender Live/Tour: September 30th, Barbican Transcender Weekend, LSO St Luke's, London October 3rd, Wesley Memorial Chapel, Oxford 7th, Lakeside Theatre, Nottingham 13th, Sir John Moor Foundation, Appleby Magna 14th, Waltham on the Wolds Village Hall 15th, The Point, Eastleigh 17th, Kimbolton Village Hall, Herefordshire 18th, St Georges, Bristol 22nd, Eco Fold Cafe, Bransford 23rd, Worcester Arts Workshop 24th, Selby Town Hall, Yorkshire 25th, Musicport, Bridlington 27th, Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool


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