Inka Marka

Inka Marka

BandWorldNew Age

The Inka Marka sound is one of ancient rhythms and Inka mysticism. Our music is about emotion communicated through each note. Its uplifting; it takes the listener to a higher plane.They interpret and elevate Andean music with joy and spirit. Great musicans and expressive performers.

Biography

The Inka Marka sound is one of ancient rhythms and Inka mysticism. Inka Marka can offer the opportunity to experience the authentic flavour of the Andes .With 5 extremely talented musicians
who each play a variety of instruments, sometimes all at the same time, they take you to the mystical mountains of Peru ,Bolivia and Ecuador on the soaring wings of the Condor. With the traditional instruments they combine various other more contemporary ones to bring you their own style which fuses the past with the present.
Based in Melbourne Australia, they have become one of Australia’s best loved and popular Folkmusic acts. Well known and received throughout Australia, the Pacific and Asia.The Inka Marka sound is one of ancient rhythms and Inka mysticism. The band recently played for Brunei’s Royal Family, the British Ambassador to Brunei and other dignitaries at the Empire Hotel( one of the world’s top resort’s) in Brunei, They performed at the Sarawak Rainforest Festival in Borneo Malaysian in 2000, 2002 and again 2007,,an International festival the caliber of WOMAD.One of only 2 acts ever to be invited back this many times due to thier popularity. Together for over twelve years, Inka Marka’s performance resume includes highlights as follows: Rainforest Festival Sarawak, Pennang World Music festival, Singapore Latin Festival, New Caledonia & French Pacific concert tour, South African Multicultural exchange program, Port Fairy International Folk Festival, Melbourne International festival, Australian National Museum, Australian National print awards, Australia day celebrations, and United Nations Day national celebrations and many, more
Their first album, Auki Auki was nominated for a World Music Aria award in 2000 ( Australia's version of the Grammy awards) Valle de la Luna, Wiracocha, Misa Criolla , and Shaman continue to interpret and elevate Andean music with joy and spirit throughout the world. Our music is about emotion communicated through each note. Its uplifting; it takes the listener to a higher plane. The music is also inherent to ancient Inka spirituality

Discography

KUSI KUNA 1997 (Happiness and Joy)
Includes many traditional melodies from Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador. A bright Happy and Up-tempo disc.

Entre Los Amigos 1998 (Between Friends)
A selection of Andean tunes including several
original melodies written by Inka Marka.

Auki Auki 2000(Dance of Grace for the Elders Aria Award nominated album for Best World Music CD .
Including a selection of traditional melodies from Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador .Music that touches the Soul.

Valle de la Luna (Valley of the Moon) 2001
A bright happy album that takes the listener on a JourneyThroughout Latin America including Cuba, Uruguay,Argentina, Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador.

Wiracocha 2002 (Andean God of Wisdom)
This is an instrumental Compilation including many mystical and ethereal melodies suitable for meditation, relaxation and background music.

Misa Criolla 2004 (Mass for the Creoles)
Spanish Language mass written by Argentinean composer Ariel Ramirez in 1967. Featuring Inka Marka and Canto Co

Shaman 2005 Inka Marka’s best album to date. A brilliantly produced and performed CD.A blend of Traditional and Contemporary melodies and songs, played in their own perfect style

Set List

Concert.
Inka Marka can offer the opportunity to experience the authentic flavour of the Andes .With 5 extremely talented musicians who each play a variety of instruments, sometimes all at the same time, they take you to the mystical mountains of Peru ,Bolivia and Ecuador on the soaring wings of the Condor. With the traditional instruments they combine various other more contemporary ones to bring you their own style which fuses the past with the present. Inka Marka have performed at International World Music events in Malaysia and Singapore, and were voted popular act at the Sarawak Rain Forest Festival in Malaysia by the people
Cabaret
Inka Marka perform traditional and contemporary music of Latin America in an intimate setting. Performing standards from All over Latin America, including Colombia, Cuba, Mexico and of course the Andes region where the majority of their repertoire comes from. Their excellent musician ship combines with their stage presents to give you a world cla