Crossing Roper Bar

Listen: Djuwulparra/Wild Blackfella:

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In 2004 I visited the community of Ngukurr in South East Arnhem Land, and met some of the custodians of traditional songs of place, identity and spirit called manikay. Since that first visit, the AAO have been very involved with these amazing artists, learning their music, and performing it with them throughout Australia, from our major concert halls to remote communities across the Kimberley. This is a studio album that documents part of that journey. I am very proud of it.

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