Song Safari Gambia 2022

The Peace of Music Song Safari of 2020 went for the first time to Gambia! 
On the shores of the warm Atlantic Ocean we danced and drummed under the tutorage of skilled local masters. And in the evenings we gathered at Dabo House and sang songs from all over the world under the leadership of Anders. 
Corona allowing, we will do it again in January 2022! Stay in tune for more news!
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Bufärdsmarsch from Malung, Gambia-style. This vocal arrangement is in the quite obscure key of mixolydian G-major. Little did we know that Gambian marimbas are tuned in the same mode... 

We got even more surprised when we sang it in the local Catholic church on Sunday morning. Their choir knew it already and joined in! Ulrika had been there some years before with another Swedish group who had sung it and it stuck and stayed...