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Gasper Nali

Gasper Nali is a roots one-man-band from the small town of Nkhata Bay on the shores of Lake Malawi. He plays a one-string home-made 3-metre long Babatoni bass guitar with a stick and an empty beerbottle, and together with a cow skin kick drum and catchy melodies, he creates the most amazing and danceable original Afro Beats possible!

Gasper's unique style of Kwela music has received an extraordinary amount of online attention after a video of him playing by the lake shore went viral with over 20 million views. He has been featured by CNN and in the documentary 'Deep Roots Malawi', jammed with Joss Stone, appeared on Wired for Sound–Malawi, remixed by Aroop Roy for Sol Power Sounds and been played by Iggy Pop on BBC Radio 6Music.

His debut album, Abale Ndikuwuzeni, roughly translates to 'People, I want to tell you'. Gasper’s songs, all sung in the Malawi national language of Chichewa, talk about life and strife in the country, often including social issues such as the rich and the poor, child marriages and more. Following successful European and UK tours in 2018 and 2019, Gasper has been writing new music and playing locally around Nkhata Bay the way he always has - but now he is ready to re-conquer the world!

“His music is simple but joyous, andtotally infectious.”-Songlines Magazine“Gasper is a one man party! It’s completely impossible to stop moving–and just as impossible to stopsmiling!” – Bandcamp Fan

“His songs are moving to hear and a spectacle to watch” – Simon Broughton, Evening Standard

“Gaspar Nali was on early at the Africa Oye Festival in Liverpool [...] and he absolutely blew the place away. Everyone was smiling and dancing. Gaspar got groove.” – Youtube Fan


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