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Ganga Giri

When:

Sat 15 Dec 2012, 7:00pm

Where: The Darwin Railway Club, Somerville Gardens, Parap, Northern Territory

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $35.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Ganga was born in Port Fairy, Australia. His musical journey began as a child when he started playing kit drums at age 8. Inspired by a dream, he followed his calling and began to play didjeridu the very next day. It has been a natural progression for Ganga to create a new contemporary sound by mixing funky rhythms through the didj – especially since the sound he was after wasn’t available on the market. Influenced by many varied genres, including East Indian Tabla and African percussion, he has married indigenous Australian and world music with fat funky dance beats, and has found an appreciative audience across the globe.

Ganga Giri has gained the respect of Aboriginal didgeridu (yidaki) players for his unique approach to didgeridu playing. Deeply inspired by the sacredness of Australia’s land and how that feeling can be expressed through the didjeridu, he has become an ambassador for his country, offering his world-wide audience a reflection of contemporary multicultural Australia.

Combining fat tribal beats and dirty funky bass lines, Ganga Giri creates a unique dance experience. Explosive, pulsating, and at times ambient, the sound is a pumping percussive multi-layered experience of complex grooves and raw, deep natural sound. Ganga himself is a rhythmic didjeridu virtuoso and percussionist– an inspired music creator who’s passion for music has seen him perform throughout the world.