A lot of performers you can't classify get put into Jazz, but Jazz has a style, rules and common practices, and Jazz musicians improvise within those boundaries. Improvised music - true improvised music goes beyond that. It has no preordained language. It entirely creates it's own form and genre.
It just creates, which is beautiful. What's interesting about an improvising band is that everyone in it is changing all the time, listening to new music, seeing new things, experiencing new emotions, developing.. so your perspective on life is changing. And because you're never playing the same chords or singing the same lyrics, you're never acting: it's always a true and immediate expression of who you are." The name 'Benguela' was taken from the cold current running up the West Coast of Southern Africa and reflects both the flowing nature of the music as well as being geographically representative of where the band came together and the climate in which they live. Read more on Last.fm.
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