Roman Bunka

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Roman Bunka (born 2 December 1951 in Frankfurt) is a German guitarist and composer. His second instrument is the Arabic Oud. He is known for his work with Embryo, Fathy Salama, Mal Waldron, Dissidenten, Trilok Gurtu, Charlie Mariano, Mohamed Mounir and Malachi Favors.

Bunka lives in Munich.


  • 1993 BBC Prix Futura for Tunguska Guska
  • 1995 German Critics Poll Winner for Color me Cairo with Malachi Favors


  • 1973 We Keep On with Embryo
  • 1975 Surfin with Embryo
  • 1976 Bad Heads,Bad Cats with Embryo and Charlie Mariano
  • 1979 Aera Live with Locko Richter, Klaus Kreuzeder, Lutz Oldemeier, Helmut Meier-Limberg, Freddy Setz
  • 1980 Reise (CD) with Embryo (Schneeball)
  • 1980 Dein Kopf ist ein schlafendes Auto
  • 1989 Mohamed Mounir with Mohamed Mounir
  • 1990 Germanistan with Dissidenten
  • 1992 Malik a Taksim with Abdo Dagir (Enja)
  • 1992 From Spain to Spain with Vox
  • 1993 The Jungle Book with Dissidenten (Exil)
  • 1995 Color Me Cairo with Malachi Favors and Fathy Salama (Enja)
  • 1997 Enshaallah with Rahala (united One Rec.)
  • 2008 Freedom in Music with Embryo
  • 2010 Abadan with Hammond Schneider
  • 2010 40 (2CD) with Embryo (Trikont)

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