The New Singing Wells website

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We are proud and pleased to announce the latest version of The Singing Wells website. We hope this will make it easier for you to find and explore our recordings of East African Traditional Music. Here are some of the added features of the new site: Stories Most of what we do is story-telling, in…

The Influences Series from Singing Wells

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One of the keys objectives of the Singing Wells project is to introduce tribal East African music to a new generation of musicians and fans who might not consider it relevant today.  So, we have developed the Influences series – a fusion of traditional and contemporary styles. Each time the Singing Wells team embarks on…

Promotion of Batwa cultural music: UOBDU report March 2013

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This is a transcript of a report received from UOBDU, following the visit made by the Singing Wells project to record the music of the Batwa in Kisoro, Uganda in December 2011. United Organisation for Batwa Development in Uganda (UOBDU) Narrative Report on the Promotion of Batwa Cultural Music Since April 2012, UOBDU started implementing…

Singing Wells – The Story So Far

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We have just published a beautiful hardback book about Singing Wells which tells the story of the project to date, starting with our launch in 2011 when we travelled to Kenya’s Coastal Region to record the music of the Mijikenda.  Full of stunning photos and excerpts from our field reports, the 110 page book is a detailed representation of our mission…