Web site: http://saidikanda.com/
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Saidi Kanda is a traditionally based and award winning Tanzanian multi instrumentalist. He learned his craft at the side of his “griot” grandfather.
A former member of Remmy Ongala’s Super Matimila, Kanda was awarded WOMAD’s percussionist of the year in 1989 and he helped found the UK’s Orchestra Baboma.
Now resident of the UK he is a regular member of Dadi Krama and Ubizo (with Alan Skidmore) as well as working as a solo artist and with his own band Vula Mandondo.