BLACK HERITAGE was formed in Berlin Germany in the early 1990s. The orchestra constantly performs in the U.S. and Europe and elsewhere and shares its time mostly between Germany and the US.

The music offers an exciting mix of African rooted original compositions, in genres from throughout the African Diaspora -- Afro Beats to Blues, Reggae, Brazilian, Afro Cuban, Arabic, Soul and Jazz, and Rap to Gospel. The arrangements, the lyrics and the compositions are solid, highly dynamic, and speak directly to the soul, inviting one to dance and travel. The originality, versatility and flexibility of the music lets
BLACK HERITAGE fit well into Jazz, R&B, and World music venues and festivals.


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"Moringa Ananambo Song" and "Talking Africa"

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MFA Kera at Wabe, Berlin
w./ Aly Keita, Reinhard Katemann, Souleymane Toure, Fuasi Abdul Khaliq, Carlos Delalane, Nii Amah Gomez

Black Heritage at Wabe, Berlin
Ubuntu - Tribute to Nelson Mandela

"21 Years" from Talking Africa

Photos & Video by Gudrun Arndt

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October 30, 2015   MFA Kera The Voice

feat: Foo Fanick (dr)
Reinhard Katemann (keys)
Souleymane Toure (perc)
Max Hughes (b)

9pm Badenscher Hof, Badensche Str., Berlin

im Klett Verlag:
MFA Kera - Fatou Rama



MFA Kera interviewed by Sadiq Bey for Maria Asplund's "Musicians Corner"
on (musicians) Corner Cafe

Black Heritage on NPR Radio
Interview with MFA Kera, Mike Russell & Reinhard Katemann
on NPR music

The Happy Time Hour
Interview with MFA Kera & Mike Russell
on multicult.fm Berlin

Concert Review on indieberlin