John Oriwo

John Oriwo

blaqgold productions

Music composer in Nairobi, Kenya

About John

2012: Recording and performance with Chuchi and Blanca from Spain at the Kenya National Museum.
Representing Kenya at the Bayimba International festival in Kampala -Uganda, a festival that brings together world music players around the world
2013:With other fellow musicians, i co-founded Abakisimba Musical Troupe,one of the few groups that use native instruments from different communities in Kenya to compose new songs as opposed to the normal playing of the traditional tunes.
2014: Together with Abakisimba Musical , ''we created percussion discussion live'' at the Kenya cultural center. An event that has created platforms for world music players.
worked with Mutinda-winner of 2 010 world international songwriting competition producing the second album.
2015:Co-founded ''Bengatronic'' making electronic music familiar with kenyans who happen to relate with benga as ethnic music.
Udulele John-music beyond boundaries and source .
Udulele John is a self-taught musician who began pursuing his career in his childhood by singing in his language Growing up in a typical rural setting and later living in one of the toughest neighborhoods in Nairobi, has made Udulele interact with all kinds of people, whose lives and choices give him inspiration to share his messages, and be an encouragement, a hope and motivation for change. For Udulele, music is an opportunity to share his inner realization,truths ,pleasures and dreams to connect with people through a personal life encouters

Name: John Oriwo

Lives in: Nairobi, Kenya

Company: blaqgold productions

Occupation: Music Composer

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