Red Shingle Bay opens with a traditional Rarotongan welcome, and follows with a bagpipe melody, adapted for the full band.
Rhumba Argelina combines the sounds of North Africa and Spain with the pacific.
Jovano Jovanke is based on a well known folk song from Macedonia about two lovers separated by a river and disapproving parents.
Two Fifty to Vigo was written by Scottish fiddler Angus Grant, from the acid croft exponents Shooglenifty. Our peat funk version adds a driving beat and bagpipes.
Forest and the Genie is an improvised work by Fung and Derek. The forest is constant, but the genie changes each time the piece is played.
Droplets was written with the help of a few beers and the dancing flames of a wood fire on a warm African night.
Mongolian Plain is a Chinese folk song expressing the beauty of the plains of Mongolia "where the sun never sets". Guest vocalist on Mongolian Plain is renowned Chinese Folk Singer Jiang Jia Qiang.
Gukkori Jazz is the Korean Gukkori Rhythm plus a layer of Jazz. This features the Korean hour glass drum 'Changu' and solos from the western melodic instruments.
Transcending Origins was composed as the soundtrack for a short animated film of the same name by Auckland filmmaker Dion Hitchens.
World in a Room The music of World in a Room fuses traditional instruments and styles from Europe, Asia and Polynesia with contemporary western styles and instruments.
Jazz, World/Folk, Soul/Gospel