Mankala

Mankala

Performing up and down the UK since 2003, from the local bars, pubs and venues of their home town of Bristol to the internationally renowned Jazz World Stage at Glastonbury Festival, Mankala (also know as The Mankala Band) is a nine-piece Pan-African Grooving Force formed by a multicultural collective of versed musicians with one common vision: to create "Joyous High-Energy Roots Dance Music". Mankala consists of Simwinji Zeko (guitar & vocals), Christian de Juan (guitar & vocals), Willie Mbuende (bass & vocals), Justin Fellows (drums), Dale Hambridge (keyboards), Lisa Cherian (percussion), Ben Plocki (baritone sax), John Pratt (tenor sax), and Nick Malcolm (trumpet & flugel horn).

Title Album Genre Tools
Zouk Speak Your Mind World
Client:
Artist:
Mankala
Era:
1700s and 2000s
Genres:
World
Instruments:
Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Brass, Drums, Guitar, and Percussion
Keywords:
Bright, Feel-Good, and Funky/Groove
Scene Descriptions:
Sunny Day
Subgenres:
Afro-Beat
Tempo:
Fast
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Speak Your Mind, #7
Release Year:
2008
Track ID:
26313
main mix 160k MP3
Speak Your Mind Speak Your Mind World
Client:
Artist:
Mankala
Era:
1700s and 2000s
Genres:
World
Instruments:
Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Brass, Drums, Guitar, Organ, and Percussion
Keywords:
Bright, Feel-Good, and Funky/Groove
Scene Descriptions:
Sunny Day
Subgenres:
Afro-Beat
Tempo:
Fast
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Speak Your Mind, #4
Release Year:
2008
Track ID:
26310
main mix 160k MP3
With The Sun Speak Your Mind World
Client:
Artist:
Mankala
Era:
1700s and 2000s
Genres:
World
Instruments:
Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Brass, Drums, Guitar, and Percussion
Keywords:
Funky/Groove
Scene Descriptions:
Sunny Day
Subgenres:
Afro-Beat
Tempo:
Moderate
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Speak Your Mind, #8
Release Year:
2008
Track ID:
26314
main mix 160k MP3
Kumasi Blues Speak Your Mind World
Client:
Artist:
Mankala
Era:
1700s and 2000s
Genres:
World
Instruments:
Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Brass, Drums, Guitar, and Percussion
Keywords:
Funky/Groove
Scene Descriptions:
Sunny Day
Subgenres:
Afro-Beat
Tempo:
Moderate
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Speak Your Mind, #12
Release Year:
2008
Track ID:
26318
main mix 160k MP3
Mecibondie Speak Your Mind World
Client:
Artist:
Mankala
Era:
1700s and 2000s
Genres:
World
Instruments:
Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Brass, Drums, Guitar, and Percussion
Keywords:
Bright and Feel-Good
Scene Descriptions:
Sunny Day
Subgenres:
Afro-Beat
Tempo:
Moderate
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Speak Your Mind, #5
Release Year:
2008
Track ID:
26311
main mix 160k MP3
Standing Here Speak Your Mind World
Client:
Artist:
Mankala
Era:
1700s and 2000s
Genres:
World
Instruments:
Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Brass, Drums, Guitar, and Percussion
Keywords:
Funky/Groove
Scene Descriptions:
Sunny Day
Subgenres:
Afro-Beat
Tempo:
Moderate
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Speak Your Mind, #9
Release Year:
2008
Track ID:
26315
main mix 160k MP3
Africa Bolingo Speak Your Mind World
Client:
Artist:
Mankala
Era:
1700s and 2000s
Genres:
World
Instruments:
Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Brass, Drums, Guitar, and Percussion
Keywords:
Bright, Feel-Good, and Funky/Groove
Scene Descriptions:
Sunny Day
Subgenres:
Afro-Beat
Tempo:
Moderate
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Speak Your Mind, #3
Release Year:
2008
Track ID:
26309
main mix 160k MP3
Likutabibi Speak Your Mind World
Client:
Artist:
Mankala
Era:
2000s
Genres:
World
Instruments:
Acoustic Guitar and Percussion
Keywords:
Acoustic/Unplugged and Bright
Scene Descriptions:
Sunny Day
Subgenres:
Afro-Beat
Tempo:
Moderate
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Speak Your Mind, #11
Release Year:
2008
Track ID:
26317
main mix 160k MP3
Balata Speak Your Mind World
Client:
Artist:
Mankala
Era:
1700s and 2000s
Genres:
World
Instruments:
Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Brass, Drums, Guitar, and Percussion
Keywords:
Bright, Feel-Good, and Funky/Groove
Scene Descriptions:
Sunny Day
Subgenres:
Afro-Beat
Tempo:
Fast
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Speak Your Mind, #10
Release Year:
2008
Track ID:
26316
main mix 160k MP3
Keep The Spirit High Speak Your Mind World
Client:
Artist:
Mankala
Era:
2000s
Genres:
World
Instruments:
Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Brass, Conga Drums, Drums, Electric Guitar, Guitar, Horns, Keyboard, Percussion, Saxophone, Trumpet, Wind Instruments, and Xylophone
Key:
C
Keywords:
Atmospheric, Bright, Epic, Feel-Good, Funky/Groove, Party, Percussive/Drums, and Spiritual
Scene Descriptions:
Best Friends, End Title/Credits, In Love, Patriotic, Road Trip, Sunny Day, and Victory
Subgenres:
African Folk, Afro-Beat, and Afro-Pop
Tempo:
Fast
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Speak Your Mind, #1
Release Year:
2008
Track ID:
26307
main mix 160k MP3
Kalimba Jam (Journeys end) Speak Your Mind World
Client:
Artist:
Mankala
Era:
1700s and 2000s
Genres:
World
Instruments:
Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Brass, Drums, Guitar, and Percussion
Keywords:
Funky/Groove
Scene Descriptions:
Sunny Day
Subgenres:
Afro-Beat
Tempo:
Moderate
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Speak Your Mind, #6
Release Year:
2008
Track ID:
26312
main mix 160k MP3
Mankala Beat/Baila Speak Your Mind World
Client:
Artist:
Mankala
Era:
1700s and 2000s
Genres:
World
Instruments:
Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Brass, Drums, Guitar, Organ, and Percussion
Keywords:
Bright, Feel-Good, and Funky/Groove
Scene Descriptions:
Sunny Day
Subgenres:
Afro-Beat
Tempo:
Fast
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Speak Your Mind, #2
Release Year:
2008
Track ID:
26308
main mix 160k MP3
Take Me Back