CELEBRATED SENEGALESE BASSIST ALUNE WADE PERFORMS AT SAFARICOM JAZZ CONCERT
Talented Senegalese vocalist and bassist Alune Wade was the leading act at the Safaricom Jazz Lounge held on November 4 at Uhuru Gardens. Where he gave an electrifying two and half hour set performance.
During the course of his three decade career, Wade has worked with renowned artistes such as Senegalese Ishmael Lo. His latest album, Havana-Paris-Dakar, is a collaboration with Cuban Pianist Harold Lopez-Nussa.
New-York based jazz singer and composer, Kavita Shah was also part of the line-up alongside two Kenyan bands; Mambo Tribe and the Limericks that showcased the growth and talent in the Kenyan Jazz scene.
Proceeds from all ticket sales will be donated to the Ghetto Classics Music program based in Korogocho. The music program has been supported by ticket earnings from the Safaricom International Jazz Festival since 2014.Views: 1558