Ndikho Xaba & the Natives

Ndikho Xaba & the Natives were an American spiritual jazz ensemble from San Francisco that released an eponymous album on self-press Trilyte Records in 1971. The band was led by South African-born musician Ndikho Xaba and also included future Ju Ju/Oneness of Juju members Lon Moshe and Plunky.

Members: Ndikho Xaba (piano, percussion, horn), Plunky (saxophone, vocals), Ken Shabala [aka Ken Parker] (bass), Lon Moshe [aka Ron Martin] (vibraphone, percussion), Daru [Baba] (congas, percussion), Kieta [Keith] (drums)


  • Ndikho Xaba & the Natives (1971)

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