19 May 2018

Worlds of Music: Ponguru

From Worlds of Music, 2:00 pm on 19 May 2018

The many voices of ngā taonga pūoro (Māori musical instruments) are interwoven with the deep tones of the double bass on Al Fraser and Phil Boniface's album Ponguru.

Alistair Fraser and Phil Boniface

Alistair Fraser and Phil Boniface Photo: Ben Wood / Alexis Boniface

Al Fraser is one of New Zealand's leading performers of ngā taonga pūoro, while Phil Boniface is an acoustic bassist and composer who lived and played in Canada for 11 years.

They met and first performed together while studying jazz at Massey University (now the New Zealand School of Music) in the late '90s.

Ponguru (te reo Māori for 'sonorous' or 'resonant') was recorded by Lee Prebble and is available via Rattle Records.

Related: Ponguru on the Inside Out: Autumn Special

 

Music Details


Trio Da Kali & Kronos Quartet
Tita
Trio Da Kali & Kronos Quartet
Ladilikan
World Circuit


Pongaru
Conveyance
Fraser, Boniface
Pongaru
Rattle Records


Orchestra Baobab
Cabral
Orchestra Baobab
Made in Dakar
World Circuit


Debashish Bhattacharya feat. Adam Del Monte
Indospaniola
Debashish Bhattacharya & Adam Del Monte
Beyond The Ragasphere
World Music Network


Richard Thompson
Persuasion
Richard Thompson & Tim Finn
Acoustic Classics
Beeswing Inc


Pongaru
Form
Fraser, Boniface
Pongaru
Rattle Records


Pongaru
Space
Fraser, Boniface
Pongaru
Rattle Records


Pongaru
Matter
Fraser, Boniface
Pongaru
Rattle Records


Pongaru
13 Purotino Suite - Waiting
Fraser, Boniface
Pongaru
Rattle Records


Pongaru
Rekohu
Fraser, Boniface
Pongaru
Rattle Records


Pongaru
Time
Fraser, Boniface
Pongaru
Rattle Records


Pongaru
Conveyance
Fraser, Boniface
Pongaru
Rattle Records


Pongaru
Purerehua
 Fraser, Boniface
Pongaru
Rattle Records


Pongaru
Korerorero
Fraser, Boniface
Pongaru
Rattle Records


Pongaru
Putorino Suite - Crossing
Fraser, Boniface
Pongaru
Rattle Records


Pongaru
Ponguru
Fraser, Boniface
Pongaru
Rattle Records


Gurrumul
Wulminda (Dark Clouds) in E-Flat Major
Gurrumul
Djarimirri (Child of the Rainbow)’
Skinnyfish Records

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