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Wakake & Outlaws special live @ Choices | 24th April 2014

THE SPECIAL metamorphosed from PAMOJA to become a new band with seasoned instrumentalists. Their style incorporates influences from Latin Jazz, Afro-fusion, and Roots music. The Outlaws special will feature Nathan Omogi Okite and Ibrahim Uledi as the band. Wakake’s music can be described as a combination of his vast exposure and experiences in different fields of dance, music, and theatre. His …

Celebrating Zilizopendwa & Giving tribute where it is due

Extract from somewhere else in here (old stories still apply, right?) Let’s celebrate – What a way to start a story? We are a blessed lot, yes, Kenyans are.  We never miss an opportunity to flaunt our abilities, yet we forget so fast about those who created paths upon which we walk. Niendelee? We have the good, the not so good …

We don’t care for alcohol abuse; we should

We despise them, look down on them, treat them like they are lesser humans, the list is endless. But when they die, because alcoholism kills, we will organize lavish funerals, sing their praises even where none existed. We will put up their photos and want some form of association, albeit publicly because inwardly we are probably saying good riddance. If …

The Consortium

The Consortium! Yes, exactly that. What a way to start a story. Kenyans are blessed in many ways and are industrious lot. We never miss an opportunity to flaunt our abilities. I mean, just look at our politicians to start with. Our politicians are ever in the campaign mode and less in service, yet they will find every reason and …

Nathan Okite, A new entry into Nairobi’s live music scene

Nathan Okite, a jazz guitarist, music writer, and composer has been in Nairobi for some time Now. Born of a Kenyan father and an American mother, he is bound to make a huge contribution to Nairobi’s jazz scene. He has worked with various musicians in Nairobi and is now launching his solo career. Join him this Valentine as he does …