marimba group, cape town, south africa

Marimba Ensemble formed by Soprano marimba, Bass marimba and Tenor Marimba.

All members are experiened drummers. 


The genres of music the ensemble play are 

  • Afro-jazz, 

  • Indigenous music 

  • Folk songs

  • African contemporary

  • Traditional songs

  • Opera


The band has recorded 3 albums: 

  • Asijiki (we are not turning back)

  • Fading memories

  • Sweet tones



Ilitha lelanga marimba ensemble has performed extensively at many venues.

Their music is fresh, vibrant and unique. They strive for originality because the band has its own unique brand of music.

Their music is transparent and appeals to all kinds of people. The members have intense experience in performance nationally and internationally. 



Ilitha Lelanga Marimba Ensemble