Sat 12 May Noosa - OKA

Posted on behalf of The Art of Mother Earth...

The J, Noosa Junction
Saturday 12th May
730pm $15+b/f
All Enquiries : 0754 55 44 55 www.thej.com.au

Experience the magic sounds of the Australian didgeridoo in a way you've never heard it before, accompanied by a breathtaking musical soundscape.

OKA's music brings musical traditions and cultures together - ancient and modern - black and white. The traditional rhythms and stories of DidgeriSTU's Yadaki (didgeridoo) weave throughout pumping electronic beats, vocals, exotic woodwinds and world percussion - a unique fusion of organic world sounds and electronic music like no other.

OKA's live shows are inspiring, uplifting and emotionally charged, subtle and spontaneous. Their onstage energy is thrilling audiences wherever they perform. Having established themselves here in Australia, OKA have the world in their sights. They recently toured Canada for three months after a successful visit to Singapore . During a recent visit to New Zealand, OKA perofrmed live on national television (TV1 - Good Morning). They will return to Canada and the US in 2007, and Europe in 2008.Several songs are on high rotation on ABC Radio (Australia), CBC (Canada), and their music has been used alongside Australia's prominent artists on QANTAS' inflight programming.

OKA is: DidgeriStu - Yadaki, Vocals, Clap sticks, Koolaps(traditional shaker) , garamut or lamut (traditional log drum), Warrup (traditional hand drum), Talking drum, Darabuka and turntables. Chris Lane - Soprano Sax, Silver Flute, Bansuri (Bamboo flutes), Irish Whistles, Native American Flute, Ocarina. Matt Aitchison - Keyboards, Congas, Djembe, other Percussion and Programming.

OKA The J, Noosa Junction 730pm $15+b/f All Tciketing & Enquiries :0754 55 44 55 www.thej.com.au
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