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Abu & Gary

Rank #41 US Berkeley, CA World / Acoustic / Reggae

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Manager: Gary Nelson - Bass Culture - worldbluze@yahoo.com, cheri@paramountbooking.com

Bio: WORLD BLUES, featuring world class jazz guitarist Abu Djigo and guitarist/singer Gary Nelson, is a World Acoustic cd, recorded in Dakar, Senegal in West Africa.
Nylon String Guitar - Abu Djigo is a world musician in the truest sense of the term, based in Italy, the US, and West Africa. Born in S... See Full Bio

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Posted a new song: "Miracle" http://www.reverbnation.com/c./poni/139696465 #music

Press

"Led by dreadlocked singer/songwriter Ernesto Browne, DV8 evolved out of his previous Bay Area band VISION. Ernesto fronts the band with a vibrant stage presence, finely phrased grainy vocals and a strong set of message songs, the band is one of the strongest local reggae outfits in recent history."
—  Derk Richardson, San Francisco Bay Guardian
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Recent Blogs

NEW MIXES!
May 2, 2012
check for 3 new mix samples of WORLD BLUES! [more]
DEBUT GIG!
Jun 14, 2011
World Blues Band DEBUT gig! with LAGOS ROOTS! Saturday, July 23 - 9:00 pm Ash... [more]
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  • 2012

    Aug 18


    Berkeley, CA, US | 8:30pm

    Berkeley, CA, US
    Sat Aug 18, 2012 8:30pm

    Details

    http://localmusicvibe.com/show/funk-ark-bass-culture-dance

  • 2012

    May 1


    Berkeley, CA, US | 7:00pm
    Tue May 01, 2012 7:00pm

    Details

    Gerry Tenney & the Hard Times Orchestra with World Blues Trio Tuesday, May 01, 8:00 pm (doors open at 7:00 pm) International Worker's Day celebration with bay area mandolin stalwart and his band - $16.50 advance / $18.50 at door Singer, songwriter, guitarist, mandolinist, and longtime stalwart of the Bay Area music scene, Gerry Tenney honors International Worker's Day with an evening of musical commentary on economic downturns and labor struggles. Gerry and his Hard Times Orchestra stitch together songs from Pete Seeger and the New Lost City Ramblers with related traditional and contemporary material, including a wide spectrum of blues, klezmer, bluegrass, rock and roll, and many of Gerry's own songs. Gerry is joined by special guests including the World Blues Trio, and others tba. Longtime leader of one of the West Coasts's leading klezmer bands, California Klezmer, Gerry also heads the bluegrass/americana band The Lost Tribe. The Hard Times Orchestra backs him tonight. World Blues Trio features Trinidadian vocalist NezB, kora player Keenan Webster, & guitarist Gary Nelson. WBT will be playing progressive acoustic songs written by Deborah Barer, Ernesto Browne, & Gary Nelson, . The kora is a 21 string West African gourd harp. Sharon Bernstein, Francesco Spagnolo, and Ariel Spagnolo will join the Hard Times Orchestra to sing Italian partisan and Yiddish songs. The concert will honor Hester Lox, long time Bay Area partisan of traditional music and progressive causes, and a Freight volunteer, who passed away recently. It will also benefit Katja Samati’s 4th grade class trip from Sobrante Park Elementary School in East Oakland. Katja will be taking her students, many of whom have never seen the ocean, to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Avanti Popolo!

  • 2012

    May 1


    Berkeley, CA, US | 7:00pm
    Tue May 01, 2012 7:00pm

    Details

    Gerry Tenney & the Hard Times Orchestra with World Blues Trio Tuesday, May 01, 8:00 pm (doors open at 7:00 pm) International Worker's Day celebration with bay area mandolin stalwart and his band - $16.50 advance / $18.50 at door Singer, songwriter, guitarist, mandolinist, and longtime stalwart of the Bay Area music scene, Gerry Tenney honors International Worker's Day with an evening of musical commentary on economic downturns and labor struggles. Gerry and his Hard Times Orchestra stitch together songs from Pete Seeger and the New Lost City Ramblers with related traditional and contemporary material, including a wide spectrum of blues, klezmer, bluegrass, rock and roll, and many of Gerry's own songs. Gerry is joined by special guests including the World Blues Trio, and others tba. Longtime leader of one of the West Coasts's leading klezmer bands, California Klezmer, Gerry also heads the bluegrass/americana band The Lost Tribe. The Hard Times Orchestra backs him tonight. World Blues Trio features Trinidadian vocalist NezB, kora player Keenan Webster, & guitarist Gary Nelson. WBT will be playing progressive acoustic songs written by Deborah Barer, Ernesto Browne, & Gary Nelson, . The kora is a 21 string West African gourd harp. Sharon Bernstein, Francesco Spagnolo, and Ariel Spagnolo will join the Hard Times Orchestra to sing Italian partisan and Yiddish songs. The concert will honor Hester Lox, long time Bay Area partisan of traditional music and progressive causes, and a Freight volunteer, who passed away recently. It will also benefit Katja Samati’s 4th grade class trip from Sobrante Park Elementary School in East Oakland. Katja will be taking her students, many of whom have never seen the ocean, to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Avanti Popolo!

  • 2012

    May 1


    Berkeley, CA, US | 7:00pm
    Tue May 01, 2012 7:00pm

    Details

    Gerry Tenney & the Hard Times Orchestra with World Blues Trio Tuesday, May 01, 8:00 pm (doors open at 7:00 pm) International Worker's Day celebration with bay area mandolin stalwart and his band - $16.50 advance / $18.50 at door Singer, songwriter, guitarist, mandolinist, and longtime stalwart of the Bay Area music scene, Gerry Tenney honors International Worker's Day with an evening of musical commentary on economic downturns and labor struggles. Gerry and his Hard Times Orchestra stitch together songs from Pete Seeger and the New Lost City Ramblers with related traditional and contemporary material, including a wide spectrum of blues, klezmer, bluegrass, rock and roll, and many of Gerry's own songs. Gerry is joined by special guests including the World Blues Trio, and others tba. Longtime leader of one of the West Coasts's leading klezmer bands, California Klezmer, Gerry also heads the bluegrass/americana band The Lost Tribe. The Hard Times Orchestra backs him tonight. World Blues Trio features Trinidadian vocalist NezB, kora player Keenan Webster, & guitarist Gary Nelson. WBT will be playing progressive acoustic songs written by Deborah Barer, Ernesto Browne, & Gary Nelson, . The kora is a 21 string West African gourd harp. Sharon Bernstein, Francesco Spagnolo, and Ariel Spagnolo will join the Hard Times Orchestra to sing Italian partisan and Yiddish songs. The concert will honor Hester Lox, long time Bay Area partisan of traditional music and progressive causes, and a Freight volunteer, who passed away recently. It will also benefit Katja Samati’s 4th grade class trip from Sobrante Park Elementary School in East Oakland. Katja will be taking her students, many of whom have never seen the ocean, to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Avanti Popolo!

  • 2012

    May 1


    Berkeley, CA, US | 7:00pm
    Tue May 01, 2012 7:00pm

    Details

    Gerry Tenney & the Hard Times Orchestra with World Blues Trio Tuesday, May 01, 8:00 pm (doors open at 7:00 pm) International Worker's Day celebration with bay area mandolin stalwart and his band - $16.50 advance / $18.50 at door Singer, songwriter, guitarist, mandolinist, and longtime stalwart of the Bay Area music scene, Gerry Tenney honors International Worker's Day with an evening of musical commentary on economic downturns and labor struggles. Gerry and his Hard Times Orchestra stitch together songs from Pete Seeger and the New Lost City Ramblers with related traditional and contemporary material, including a wide spectrum of blues, klezmer, bluegrass, rock and roll, and many of Gerry's own songs. Gerry is joined by special guests including the World Blues Trio, and others tba. Longtime leader of one of the West Coasts's leading klezmer bands, California Klezmer, Gerry also heads the bluegrass/americana band The Lost Tribe. The Hard Times Orchestra backs him tonight. World Blues Trio features Trinidadian vocalist NezB, kora player Keenan Webster, & guitarist Gary Nelson. WBT will be playing progressive acoustic songs written by Deborah Barer, Ernesto Browne, & Gary Nelson, . The kora is a 21 string West African gourd harp. Sharon Bernstein, Francesco Spagnolo, and Ariel Spagnolo will join the Hard Times Orchestra to sing Italian partisan and Yiddish songs. The concert will honor Hester Lox, long time Bay Area partisan of traditional music and progressive causes, and a Freight volunteer, who passed away recently. It will also benefit Katja Samati’s 4th grade class trip from Sobrante Park Elementary School in East Oakland. Katja will be taking her students, many of whom have never seen the ocean, to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Avanti Popolo!

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  • Enoch. Arcane (Artist) Enoch. Arcane
    Very Well Done ~ Absolutely Brilliant ~ Best Regards ~ Sean
  • David Namerow (Congas/Hand Percussion) (Artist) David Namerow (Cong...
    SHADOW, like the rest of your tracks, cuts cleanly and crisply through the genre clutter with a groove that slices directly to the heart with honest power. This is music w...
  • John Revitte (Artist) John Revitte
    Outstanding painting of beautiful sound colors on "Shadow" my friends!!!
  • Abu & Gary (Artist) Abu & Gary
    Check samples of WORLD BLUES!
  • Bass Culture (Artist) Bass Culture
    Looking forward to the final mix!
  • John Revitte (Artist) John Revitte
    Outstanding emotion in your music!!!
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