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Toke-Cha band - famous russian group plays world music, ethno-electronic and world fusion music.

Toke-cha band formed 2001 in Moscow, Russia. The group consists of composer multi-instrumentalist Bulat Gafarov, Vladimir Krylov - guitar and John Kukaryamba - percussions.

The musicians have about 300 musical instruments from around the world in own musical collection.

Musicians named own style “MultiInstrumental World Music” because they play music string, wind and percussions instruments with Throat (overtone), Oriental singing and Beatbox with FX sounds.

The leader and founder of Toke-Cha band - Bulat Gafarov, professional composer, multiinstrumentalist, ethnographer and collector of musical instruments of the world.
Bulat professionally plays more than 300 musical instruments, such as: electro-acoustic violin, various percussions, drums, didgeridoo, kalimba, flutes, vargans, gamelan, topshur, ocarinas, accordions, morin khuur, xylophone, yochin, koto, sitar, synthesizers and other instruments
He professionally sings: throat, oriental, Indian, Russian singing and Beatbox.
During concerts, Bulat often plays several musical instruments simultaneously, so people would call him “Man-orchestra ” (one-man band)
First conception of Toke-Cha music was eco-friendly music. That gave the name to its first album – “Phytogenesis Music”, recorded in 2002 at “TRecStudio”.
Later five more albums have been recorded: “The Shaman's" (2003), “Live 2004”, a multimedia disk “Live 2005” and "On Line" (2006, soundtracks and live performances), "Eclecticus" (double album 2011).