Oct 7 Wollongong Conservatory Concert. ( SOLD OUT)


 Oct 8 - The People's Republic   music house - solo concert and duo concert with Peter Farrar alto saxophone 


 Oct 10 - Sydney Conservatory – Colloquium (10am - 1.30pm)


 Oct 11- University of New South Wales -  Colloquium. (4-6pm)

Oct 16      Melbourne International Jazz Festival

Pheeroan akLaff with Sunny Kim, Mike Nock, Peter Farrar, and Helen Svoboda

Oct 19 Victoria College of the Arts 



Oct 21 Pyramid 7:00pm Address: 272 Taranaki Street, Mount Cook, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

Oct 22 Moon 8:00pm 167 Riddiford Street

Oct 23 Meow 3:00 pm Address: 9 Edward Street, Te Aro,


Oct 25 Audio Foundation – PO Box 68518, Victoria Street West, 1142, Auckland, NZ

7:00 pm concert +64 9 373 5790

Oct 26 Wine Cellar 8:00 pm


Oct 29  Wangaratta Jazz Festival   

Premier of Indivisible a percussion trio featuring Maria Moles, Chloe Kim 


I met Amaata Mabinti Shabu and her brother Teli as precocious children. They now enrich their communities with sound, rhythm, and earth centered service in the arts. 

In this event we reconnect with African diaspora music, movement, and celebration.

Guineé Brew

Pheeroan akLaff

Traditional - Bambara Arranged by Maisha El Shabu Orchestrated by Pheeroan akLaff Billy Grant electric bass Mabinti Shabu voice, balafon, Teli Shabu djembé , kora Pheeroan akLaff drums

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Pheeroan akLaff meets The Magic Of African Rhythm -

Artist Talk and Concert

Date: September 17 


Location:  Montclair NJ

Date: September 18

Venue: Wave Hill Public Garden

Location: Riverdale, Bronx NY


Mabinti El Shabu Balafon, voice

Kwatei Jones- Quartey – guitar

Teli El Shabu – Djembé, Kora

Frances Mbappé – bass

Pheeroan akLaff – drums, voice

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Pheeroan akLaff meets The Magic Of African Rhythm

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Pheeroan akLaff - meets The Magic Of African Rhythm

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Wave Hill Gardens, 4900 Independance Avenue, Bronx, NY

Pheeroan akLaff meets The Magic Of African Rhythm featuring the Shabu's; Mabinti's voice and balafon, and Teli's djembé and kora, he collects former cohorts bassist Francis Mbappé and guitarist Kwatei Jones-Quartey. They will perform a daytime performance at 2:30 pm. Rain (indoor), or shine in the illustrious garden.