Ferro Gaita
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Ferro Gaita

Praia, Praia, Cape Verde | SELF

Praia, Praia, Cape Verde | SELF
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Discography

Fundu Baxu - 1997
Rei di Tabanka - 1999
Rei di Funaná - Compilation - 2001
Bandera Liberdadi - 2003
Finkadu na Raiz - Live CD / DVD - 2006
Cidade Velha - 2008

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BIOGRAPHY

“FERRO GAITA” IS THE COMBINATION OF THE FERRO (PIECE OF IRON PLAYED WITH A KNIFE) AND THE GAITA (KIND OF ACCORDEON), USED TO PLAY THE FUNANÁ.

THE BAND WAS NOMINATED TO THE KORA AWARDS, GIVEN A CULTURAL MEDAL BY THE GOVERNMENT AND HONORED BY THE MINISTER OF CULTURE OF CAPE VERDE, FOR CULTURAL SERVICES.

THEY PLAYED IN AFRICA, EUROPE, USA, CARIBEAN, BRASIL AND ASIA.

THE BAND:
- IDUINO – GAITA, VOCALS
- MARIO – BASS
- CARLOS – FERRO, VOCALS
- EMANUEL – PERCUSSION AND VOCALS
- LUIS – DRUMS
- FRUTUOSO – COWBELL, SHELLS
- JOSÉ – TROMBONE

- SOUND: MÁRIO
- MANAGEMENT: AUGUSTO VEIGA.