Stories > 13. Tanzania (Northern)

Day One: January 18, 2019. Assemble in Tanzania

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Today is a travel day.   The main Ketebul crew (Steve, Patrick, Drix) left Nairobi early to drive to Kisumu, while Tabu flew with Jimmy and Hunter to Kisumu (Jimmy and Hunter arrived from London on the 17th.   We all met at the Kenya/Nairobi border and after two hours, cleared the border and drove to Tarime,…

Day Three: January 20th, 2019

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The next morning we left early and drove from Bariadi toward Manzwa, stopping at the village of Budeka to record three groups: Group one: Baseki:   This group was formed in 1975 by the parents of the current band members. They are from the Sukuma Ntuzu community and play in the Bulabuka style. The play drums,…