Kaniini Kaseo

Group Information

14.03.02 G 2 KK (Large)


Kaniini Kaseo is an all women group led by Mumbi Wambua, in Kyolo style.  The group is from the Kamba ethnic community (ukambani wa kitui,  from the village of  Kiongwe.  They have 16 members and were formed in 1980.   They performed 3 songs, all of which use the Ileve (tin shaker, played by Mumbi Wambua) and Vilingi (whistle):

Recording Information

2nd March 2014

Recording location:

Kitui, Kiongwe Market, Kenya

Audio by:

Steve Kivutia, Ketebul Music & Andy Patterson, Abubilla Music.

Mixed by Andy Patterson

Video by:

Patrick Ondiek, Ketebul Music; Jimmy Allen, Abubilla Music and Lewis Koome for Singing Wells