JGIP entertainment know how to throw a tribute concert. From Motown to 90s classics to a Stevie Wonder tribute concert. This time they are honoring African music legends.
Now in its second edition, The African Tribute Series will come alive on the 5th of April 2024 at Braeburn school Gitanga road. The tribute performances will be in honour of the late Papa Wemba, Lucky Dube, Miriam Makeba, Oliver Mtukudzi, Fela Kuti and living legends: Mbilia Mbel, Angelique Kidjoe, Koffi Olomide and more.
Tribute Series: African Legends will feature a variety of phenomenal vocalists carefully selected based on vocal prowess and stage performance. And remarkable instrumentalists who bring every instrument to life.
The team
Amani Baya, Daniel Chikhwaza, Elvis Who, June Gachui, Kendi Nkonge - Mohol, Manasseh Shalom, Nechesa Odima, Ras Amor, SSERO, Vini Ngugi, Viola Karuri, Webi .
The band:
Benjamin Kabaseke - Guitar, George "Possum" Nyoro - Keys and MD, Kasiva Mutua - Percussion, Richard Wandati - Drums, Tito Monako - Bass
Hornsphere Danson Rabuka - Trumpet, Den Babu - Saxophone, Kimmbas - Saxophone, Patrick King'ori - Saxophone
The tribute series is timely as the Democratic Republic of Congo recently awarded one of its country's highest honours posthumously to Rumba legend Papa Wemba who died at the age of 67 on April 24, 2016 during a stage performance in Cote d'Ívoire.
The African legends tribute concert is not only an ode to the continent's musical greats, it is a convening for connoisseurs of Soul Makossa, Afro- Reggae, Rumba, Champeta, Jazz, and Afropop.
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