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Ofa Fanaika

Ofa is the captain of The soul/RnB/jazz-inspired septet Captain Dreamboat who hail from one of Brisbane's most musically vibrant locales, West End. Ofa Fanaika is the lead vocalist and songwriter and has amassed a large local following over the past decade through her powerful solo shows and involvement with popular reggae/dub act Chocolate Strings.

The band's sound harkens back to classic soul of the 60s and 70s, with an unabashed emphasis on love songs, sumptuous melodies, rich vocal stacks and tight rhythmic foundations. Band founder Fanaika has gone to the effort of assembling some of Brisbane (and Australia's) best emerging jazz talents, who gel together to form a formidably tight force, able to achieve complex sonic concepts in the studio as well as ad lib impromptu creations on the live stage.