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Shamsi Music is an afro-jazz fusion band from Nairobi, which prides itself in creating memorable musical experiences that capture the heart, mind and soul. At the core of their journey is the desire to create music that mirrors the sound of their heartland, Kenya, and their Motherland, Africa.
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The Simbin Project was formed in 2016 under the initiative of the Swiss multi-instrumentalist and producer Fred Hirschy. Simbin Project’s strength and originality lie in blending the virtuosity of the West African kora, as played by Noumoucounda Cissoko, with the electronic and experimental sounds of the Swiss duo "Stade", read more
Kidum & the Boda Boda Band
'Kidum' is the name given to a 20-litre jerry can in Kirundi, the official language spoken in Burundi. His mother gave him that nickname due to his chubbiness as a child. Ironically, Kidum (whose ‘real’ name is Jean-Pierre Nimbona) taught himself to play the drums by practicing on read more
Born in Illinois to immigrants from Rwanda and Uganda, acclaimed vocalist and songwriter Somi has built a career of transatlantic sonicism and storytelling. She continues to craft a fiercely original way of song-making that straddles the worlds of African jazz, soul, and pop with a newfound ease and a voice read more
Senegalese kora player, percussionist and lead vocal, Nomoucounda Cissoko weaves together his griot heritage with mbalax, blues, jazz, hip-hop and rock inspired improvisations. He is a perfectionist, committed artist and with a sense of improvisation and extraordinary adaptation.
International tours of this great artist allowed him to participate in several art events along read more