A Frontier Media music-doc film production
for the Declaration Kriol programme produced by Arts On The Run: the Network for Arts & Refugees Yorks & Humber
Music by Rafiki Jazz featuring:
vocalists: Jaheda Choudhury, Vanessa Rani Chutturghoon, Sarah Yaseen
kora: Kadialy Kouyate
oud, ney & kawala flutes: Mina Salama
steelpans & guitar: Cath Carr
berimbau, percussions: Guery Tibirica
tabla & derbuka: Johnny Ball
bass guitar: Tony tk Koni
daf: Arad Tamizi
This film and its soundtrack is produced as part of the DECLARATION KRIOL programme, which integrates artist development, new music writing, recording & performance, and responds to the challenge of the language, roots and cultural diversity of the programme’s musicians and vocalists, drawing on multi-language versions of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights for inspiration.
The film along with its music track appear also as Insaaniyat on the 2014 CD-e At Kriol Junction by Rafiki Jazz KoniCDE010. The music is conceived, written & composed by Rafiki Jazz featured artists, directed by Tony Bowring & produced by Konimusic, and was recorded live, edited and mastered by Robin Downe at Yellow Arch Studios, Sheffield. Still photography by Aysegul Thornett.
DECLARATION KRIOL is produced by Arts on the Run: the Yorkshire & Humberside regional hub of Platforma Arts & Refugees Network, and is directed by Konimusic the world music development agency. The programme is co-produced as part of, and in association with the University of Sheffield’s AHRC Connected Communities research project Transmitting Musical Heritage, and in collaboration with the Interdisciplinary Centre for Scientific Research in Music, University of Leeds