"World citizen Jono Heyes actually comes North Otago but has assimilated myriad influences deeply" Graham Reid - Under the Radar Magazine NZ
The Mama Yeva
After travelling for years and seeing the devastation of capitalism and corperate wars Mama Yeva was formed in 2007.
A vehicle promote pressing and serious HUMANITARIAN AND ECOLOGICAL ISSUES, they have thus also performed as part of Numerous NGO events, such as Amnesty International Petition events, Fair Trade Galas, Food Not Bombs, Organic Events and even the Green Party of New Zealand end of year celebration.
Led by Jono Bono Heyes Mama Yeva bring a unique fusion of African rhythms,Jazz Swing, Flamenco Duende, Carribean joy, and even Arabic and Indian modality. They have performed across Europe and New Zeland at summer festivals for 10 years.
Mama-Yeva collaborators links
Trevor Coleman (NZ)
Beata Bocek (czech)
Pavel Nowak (Czech)
Tomas Hacek (Czech)
Edouard Heilbronn (FR)
Petr Tichy (Czech)
Carlos Gelling, Carlos Riegelhaupt,Lisa Maia Ambrose,Ian Maclean,Pat allot, James Ung, Jesse meeke, Ben Yamin Flint,Aj Hickling, Ivo Halkoci, Anna Neuwirthova, Artur Schulz