Formed in 2012, The KutiMangoes respectfully took West African music and fused it with their own western musical backgrounds to create a new sound. From the beginning the band's goal was not trying to play or sound like African musicians (how could they?) but all about mixing cultures to create a new, global expression.
Their debut "Afro-Fire" (2014) was nominated for 5 Danish Grammy Awards, winning "Best World Music Album" and "Best World Music Track". Following the release the band toured extensively in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
In November '16 "Made in Africa" was released, recorded partly in Burkina Faso and Mali. It presents compositions based on traditional folk songs as well as completely original material and has received critical acclaim, been nominated for 2 Danish Grammy Awards and features on radio stations worldwide (RFI, BBC,
In 2018 The KutiMangoes will be touring in Denmark, Germany, France, Spain and the UK. Previously they have performed all over the world: Reeperbahn Festival (DE), Jarasum Int. Jazz Festival (S. Korea), Copenhagen Jazz
Festival (DK), Jazz à Ouaga (BF), OCT-Loft Festival (C), Reykjavik Jazz Festival (I), Jazzy Koun Ben (Mali), Funkhaus Europa Silvesterparty (DE), Roskilde Festival (DK), WOMEX ao.