Kora Profile

Peter McLennan
20 May 2013

Formed around the four Kora brothers – Laughton, Francis, Brad and Stuart and their mate Dan McGruer (labeled the "token white dude" by the brothers, who are of Māori descent) – Kora are renowned for their blazing live performances along with their incredible vocal harmonies.

The tightness of their live show is hardly surprising, given the brothers have been playing together for decades, since they were wee lads.

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Rip It Up cover
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Candy Cane (Live at La De Da)
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Kora 2014
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Labels:

Loop Recordings


Shiva Records


Kora Ltd

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Members:

Laughton Kora - vocals, guitar, keys

Francis Kora - bass, vocals

Stuart Kora - guitar, vocals

Brad Kora - drums

Dan McGruer - keys, bass

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Trivia:

Several of the Kora band are involved in a side project, The Heavy Metal Ninjas, formed in 2010 and fronted by their soundman, Richie Allen.