"Led by their grooves, Barika is wholly rhythmic, captivating audiences with the beautiful, hypnotic way in which they interweave melody and groove to create something that is not only danceable, but incredibly interesting to listen to. Barika creates a soundscape of funk soaked in psychedelic, West African resonance." - Performer Magazine
Craig Myers who, in addition to leading Barika on the N'Goni, is also a current member of the Mike Gordon Band, and one of the founding members of Rubblebucket. He has ...
CALEB BRONZ, a drummer based in Burlington, Vermont, plays and records with a wide variety of groups and artists including Barika, Mighty Sam McClain, Prydein, Ray Vega, Johnny A,...
Giovanni Rovetto, a.k.a jbobfunky. Bassist, Producer, Front-End Developer & Developing Human Being. Due to his diverse style in world and afro-cuban bass, Giovanni has performed with...
Guitar / Keys
Colin Lenox is a guitarist and multi-instrumentalist who has been performing and playing music all his life. Since moving to VT in 2006 he has been a part of various bands including...
Trumpeter Christopher Hawthorn brings a rich pallet of colors to the stage through the use of guitar effect pedals and keyboards; from soaring brass tones to swimming Moog synthesizer...
Matt Davide is a multi-instrumentalist, educator and composer in Chittenden County, VT. He has performed on saxophone and bass with Barika, Dr. Ruckus, Grundlefunk, the Collin Craig...