Thursday, 13 February 2014
Joel Sebunjo Will Answer Any Intimate Question You Ask Him This Valentine's Day. Promise!
Uganda’s most talented music export, Joel Sebunjo will be on Coke Studio Africa Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/cokestudioafrica) and Twitter Handle (www.twitter.com/CokeStudioAfr) on Friday the 13th of February from 3 PM to 4 PM where he will interact 1 on 1 with you, his fan.
Sit down and come up with a list of what you would like to ask Joel.
Post your questions on the Coke Studio Africa Twitter and Facebook page using the hash tag #AskSebunjo and you will get them answered by the singer.
Joel learnt to play this instrument out of interest in what it can do and has now become the only artist in East Africa that has specialized in that instrument. The Endongo is a Ugandan bowl lyre made from the skin of a lizard.
The Kalimba is a thumb piano popular throughout sub-Saharan Africa. From those instruments alone you can tell that Joel is one artist with an affinity to traditional African music and his talents have taken him around the world.
Known in Kampala as the ‘Youssou N’Dour’ of Uganda, Joel Sebunjo has been instrumental in promoting and popularizing world music movement in that country. He has two albums all which are fusions of both East African and West African sounds and a celebration of music as a whole.
His first album Heart of a Griot was released in 2010 and his sophomore album Ganda Mande came out in 2012.
He was was part of the CokeStudio Africa a music television series produced by the Coca-Cola Company featuring live studio-recorded music performances by well-established African artists.
It brings together artists from different genres, eras and regions to create a modern and authentic sound through musical fusion.
The purpose of Coke Studio is to reinvent the way music can capture the spirit of a nation, opening hearts and minds, and of course, Happiness. Coke Studio Africa airs in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Nigeria.