73,603 views on YouTube

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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…

Singing Wells – Origins

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The story of how Singing Wells started…. 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, one of Kenya’s most successful record producers end up in a remote Kenyan village, teamed…

Global song released to support SWP

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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…

More Ketebul voices…Steve reports from the field

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In this blog, Steve Kivutia, Project Manager for Singing Wells, gives us his reflections of the March Pilot.   We’ve added pictures and more importantly sound samples to his reviews, so well worth a listen!   We are back in Nairobi after a week in the field recording material for the pilot phase of the…

Ketebul Music website launched

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Great news to report today.  Initial funds to the Singing Wells project have been used to complete our first objective and we are delighted to report on the launch of the new Ketebul Music website. When Abubilla Music and Ketebul Music first came together we decided the most pressing need was for a dynamic website…