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Te Vaka

Rank #1 AU Sydney, NSW, AU Other / South Pacific Fusion / Te Vaka music


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Sounds Like: Paul Simon, Bob Marley, Peter Gabriel, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Ali Farke Toure

Label: Warm Earth Records

Manager: Julie Foai

Bio: Te Vaka is a group of musicians and dancers from Tokelau, Tuvalu, Samoa, Cook Islands and New Zealand brought together under the inspired leadership of Opetaia Foa'i. Te Vaka has been enchanting the world with their own brand of South Pacific Fusion since 1997. Using the rhythms of the log drum (... See Full Bio

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Here's a free download.Wishing you all the very best for Christmas and looking forward to the New Year! 2015 is going to be action packed !!


“Adrenaline-powered, bare-midriffed, percussion-pulsed, infectiously happy, beautiful people bringing ancient traditions into the modern world...”
— Rick Chatenever, Maui Scene, Hawaii, USA
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  • Jessica Brown (Artist) Jessica Brown
    This music is Alive!! I love your sound! Great work!
  • AWE.SOME (Artist) AWE.SOME
    Great music, Te Vaka!:))) Stay unique as you are and sincere in what you do! Cheers!:)))
  • Ali Hughes (Artist) Ali Hughes
    I've listened to your music since the year 2004. So much love. Never stop!
  • The Lost Will Follow (Artist) The Lost Will Follow
    Pate pate is amazing! Great work! Keep it up!
  • David Namerow (Congas/Hand Percussion) (Artist) David Namerow (Cong...
    PATE PATE....You just captured me!!! OMG This is superb. Your genre is big, bold and bodacious!
  • Menace The Savage (Artist) Menace The Savage
    Love ur music and the overall vibes, wish u the best
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Q: Do you have any gigs coming up in New Zealand next year? Kind regards from Wellington
A: Nothing planned at this stage.

Asked by Michael Stephens. Answered on Wed Dec 17 2014


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