Otto & The Mutapa Calling
Otto & The Mutapa Calling is a lively London-based marimba band playing energetic, joyful folk music from Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe, alongside some of Otto's own original songs, mostly sung in Setswana. The band's setup includes soprano, tenor and baritone marimbas, mbira, hosho, drumming, singing with traditional and contemporary dances.
Visit the events page for a full listing of upcoming shows.
Otto’s debut album, Mvura Ichanaya, recorded with his band and released in the summer of 2018, is a collection of folk songs from southern Africa alongside some of Otto’s own songs. The album can be purchased from the store on this website, and is also available on all major online stores, including iTunes, Google Playstore and Amazon.