Tuesday 22 April 2008

Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu

Skinnyfish Music has released Gurrumul, the debut solo album for Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu. (Saltwater Band)

Blind from birth, Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu is also called Gudjuk as he is , is from the Gumatj nation, his mother from the Galpu nation both First Nations peoples from North East Arnhemland.

A former member of Yothu Yindi, now with Saltwater Band, Gurrumul's solo excursions highlight his beautiful voice which will never leave you as he sings the songs of his Gumatj country. Saltwater Band hail from Galiwin'ku on Elcho Island, North East Arnhemland, and are a much loved and popular Indigenous band, partly because of Gurrumul's influence and guidance.

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