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  • Traditional music from Uganda - Vol. III - Wedding and Gathering Songs

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With members from the Naggalabi Indigenous Theatre (NIT), a community of artists with a centre in Naggalabi for local, traditional and contemporary arts and crafts. The institution was founded by Sylvia Namulema Kigula and Eric Jjemba Lutaaya and is located in Nsangi su county Wakiso district, Uganda

- Sylvia Namulema Kigula - lead voice, backing voice, ensaasi (shakers), endege (ankle bells), yodelling (eggono), ullulation, handclapping (engalo)

- Ritah Kobusinge - lead voice, backing voice, engalabi (long drum), namunjoloba (small drum), enkwanzi (panpipe), ensaasi (shakers), yodelling (eggono), ullulation, handclapping (engalo)

- Israel Kalungi - lead voice, backing voice, endingidi (tube fiddle), adungu (bow harp), embuutu (big drum), empuunyi (bass drum), engalabi (long drum), endege (ankle bells), ullulation, handclapping (engalo)

- Eric Lutaaya Jjemba - lead voice, backing voice, empuunyi (bass drum), engalabi (long drum), namunjoloba (small drum), ensaasi (shakers), ebinyege (rattles), ullulation, handclapping (engalo)

- Produced by Urs-Albert "Face Music"
- Recorded & mixed by Fizzè at Studio Mensch, CH-9476 Weite SG - October/November 2012
- Mastered by Hansjürg Meier, Tonspur AG - May 2013
- Cover front: parents and bridal couple agree on marriage - cover back: wedding party (above), clan gathering (down) - all photos by Albi
- Art concept & layout by Albi

Many thanks to Sylvia Namulema Kigula and Eric Jjemba Lutaaya with the texts
and Hermelinde Steiner for helping with the translation.
Many thanks for the good soul by Rolf Zimmermann for his kindly help.

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