Born into a music blood stream, third generation under the African sky, Maputo — Mozambique.
Presenting a world-class music, words in Tonga, his mother tongue mixed with Portuguese and occasional English words. Lyrics focusing on universal themes: Peace, Health and Prosperity.
By the age of 15 he was performing with professional orchestras in Mozambique.
Siquir relocated to Scandinavia ( Sweden & Denmark ) in 2001 and established a large network of collaborators over the years .
He quickly became one of the afro jazz and world music scene’s most in-demand sidemen in Scandinavia.
As a bandleader he released:
Balanço - 2007
Mutema – 2011
The records made a splash in the international world music/jazz arena, climbed charts to take a place in World Music Europe’s Top Ten.
***** Actual : New Album TOGETHER 2023
"Deodato Siquir’s infectious smile and livewire live performances are likely to spread beyond the circle of admirers he has established in Scandinavia since 2001.” Daniel Brown – Mondomix
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