The day before I recorded the old man, we met with the traditional nyatiti player Joseph Oganga. Usually Oganga is singing while he accompanies himself by playing nyatiti.
Whenever I asked him either to sing or to play… Read the rest
10 days ago Sven began to work on the kenyan album. From today he will post some audio examples once a week. Hopefully these extracts give you an impression about the album process. Of course the mp3s are not perfectly… Read the rest
First Video from March 22nd where we visited the Cultural Center of Mbui’s. There we started the music session with blessing the ancestors by giving them some of the much-loved coconut schnapps, which we then had to drink by… Read the rest