8 Aug 2015

Kirsten Te Rito - Aiotanga

From RNZ Music, 3:45 pm on 8 August 2015
Kirsten Te Rito

Kirsten Te Rito Photo: James Illingworth

Ngati Kahungunu and Rongomaiwahine artist Kirsten Te Rito has just released  Āiotanga, her second exclusively te reo album, which fuses her own soulful vocals with contemporary jazz and electronic beats - made by her husband James Illingworth.

Over tea and scones, Yadana Saw talks to this well-oiled domestic and musical unit about their sophomore effort and the process of bilingual songwriting.

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Music details

Artist: Kirsten Te Rito
Songs: He Aiotanga, Taonga Mapuna, Tamaiti Ngaro,
Composer: Kirsten Te Rito, James Illingworth,
Album: Aiotanga
Label: Private

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