King Tet is Eric Van der Wyk, former street musician from San Francisco currently writes and records a variety of musical styles in San Diego. Musical styles include World Beat, Reggae, Electronica, Experimental, New Age, Novelty/Comedy, Acid Jazz, Jazz/Blues & classical banjo.
"Give Thanks" is a reggae song featuring vocals by Christian Provensen, Eric features his Electric Sitar and Monterey Elite Sustainer guitar on solos.
"Rhythm in the Waves" is a disco song using whales and dolphins for vocals. It's a kind of "Saturday Night Cetacean" experience!
"Tracking the Lion" showcased on Will Smith's "All of Us" on UPN on the special episode "The N Word." This song features King Tet on Djembe, Doumbek and other hand drums as well as Guitar Synth. Many thanks to CDBaby getting this song on iTunes where a Warner Bros. Scout discovered it!
"5 String Funk" is an Acid-Jazz Hip-Hop style banjo piece.
"Out of Silence" qualifies as New Age and features an echo banjo solo.
"Events" is an electronica dance tune using Windows 95 events sound samples.
"Ethereal" is more electronica features voice samples of Julia T.
"The Buttburp Bop" is a jazzy tune made from fart samples!
"Recuerdos de Alabama" is a classical banjo piece written as a take-off of "Recuerdos de la Alhambra."
I hope you enjoy some of these songs.