Czech band Čankišou was formed in 1999. Several musicians, who until that time played in various bands, decided to play world music. The band dug up an old legend about Canki people, learned its language and collected musical instruments from all around the world: didjeridu, jembe, yabbara, flutes, saxophones, percussion, mandolin, bass guitar, drums etc. The band is influenced by many global sounds, Arabic, African, Balkan. All these influences combined with the rock history of each band member created a new genre called ethnobigbeat brass band.