Tag Archive - Abubilla Music
March 22, 2013
We are celebrating today because we are really pleased that so many people are enjoying the music videos on the Singing Wells YouTube channel......73,603 views and still counting! It's not a meaningful number in itself (like a nice round 100,000 - our next target) but it does mean more and more people are finding us and enjoying what we are all about - bringing the more traditional sounds of East Africa to an enthusiastic audience. Thanks ...
October 8, 2012
Here Jimmy reflects on the origins of the Singing Wells project - how it all started and why we are all here. This article is featured in our hardback book, 'Singing Wells - The Story So Far'. Click here for more details. Singing Wells - Origins After two years of planning, the Singing Wells project was launched in March 2011 with our first field visit to Malindi to record the music of the Mijikenda. So, how did Tabu Osusa, ...
September 5, 2012
May 28, 2012
September 16, 2011
Abubilla Music have released a truly global remix of an original song from their first album Six Months of Saturdays - it's called 71 Hours to Monday and combines musicians and vocalists from Sao Paulo in Brazil, Nairobi and London. All profits from the sale of the track will be donated to The Abubilla Music Foundation to support the The Singing Wells Project. Take a look and find out the story behind the song and the SWP:
April 10, 2011
Paul Kelemba (Maddo), Chairman of Ketebul Music, reporting back from the pilot programme..... When Tabu Osusa and I at Ketebul Music, along with our backers at Ford Foundation, set out to document Kenyan music genres from mid last century and offer them in easy to read, listen and view mediums to today’s audiences, young and old, we were trying to fulfill our dreams of preserving our music heritage for prosterity. We have so far produced two packages and are currently working ...