Body, Mind & Soul

Body, Mind & Soul

Body Mind & Soul are a six piece band from Mzuzu, Northern Malawi, led by Davie ‘Street Rat’ Luhanga.

The band started out playing reggae music as Souls of the Ghetto. In 2005 the band felt a stronger connection pulling them towards their Malawian roots. They reflected on the importance of sharing their ancient culture in a modern time and after much thought and experimentation created a new musical concept that they are calling ‘voodjaz’. It is a subtle mix of traditional rhythms with a jazzy feel; creating a bridge between past and present Malawian cultures.

Their first international recognition came in May 2007, when they won the Music Crossroads Southern Africa InterRegional Festival in Harare.

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4 responses to “Body, Mind & Soul

  1. Muriel Russell

    Hey Davie, it’s good to see you here, in cyberspace!

    How are you back in Mzuzu? How is the band? When will we see you perform in UK. You know everyone would love you at WOMAD festival…

    Bobo

    Yebo!
    Muriel (VSO from Blantyre) gone back home a year ago now…

  2. Thanks the band is doing fine,just wait for the right time and the new ulbum is around the conner will be played first in the u.k

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