The Influences Series from Singing Wells

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One of the keys objectives of the Singing Wells project is to introduce tribal East African music to a new generation of musicians and fans who might not consider it relevant today.  So, we have developed the Influences series – a fusion of traditional and contemporary styles. Each time the Singing Wells team embarks on…

Listen to more ‘Influences’ tracks from Singing Wells

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A selection of tracks recording for the Singing Wells Influences series – a fusion of contemporary and traditional music from East Africa. Influences songs This track features Jovah Nyiramajoro performing with Jesse Bukindu at Ketebul Music Studios. We discovered Jovah on the Singing Wells field trio to Uganda in November 2011.  She is from the Mperwa…

Abubilla Music remix an original Batwa song for Influences

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This song was originally recorded in the Ketebul Music studios in Nairobi following our field trip in Uganda to record the Music of the Batwa.  The lead vocalist is Jovah Nyiramajoro from the Mpwera community just outside Kisoro, supported by vocalists from other Batwa communities in the area. The song, called ‘Inyange’, is in praise of beautiful people who are compared to the beautiful white Inyange (Egret) bird. Musicians from Abubilla Music…