FOLK MUSIC

Stylistic diversity of acoustic guitar duo Oka Vanga

Okavango Delta

Oka Vanga (a play on the name ‘Okavango’, a river delta in Botswana) is the band name for South African born Angela Meyer and William Cox. Their instrumental music is a melting pot of influences, and they describe themselves as acoustic folk-world music. 

Angela and Will play steel string guitars but use very different techniques. These differences are mirrored in their musical tastes, which stretch from Angela’s classical and flamenco styles to Will’s heavy rock and blues. 

This is expanded on their website to:

"..a high octane guitar duo that combines instrumental Folk, percussive Brazilian rhythms, acoustic freestyle and North African music, to create music that is both rhythmically powerful and melodically rich."

 

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