Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Isaiah Katumwa Plans Kenyan Jazz Concert Soon

Uganda's Jazz maestro Isaiah Katumwa to Jazz up Nairobi as he launches his East Africa tour dubbed "This Is Me" in the capital.

The launch marks the beginning of his East African tour that will cover Nairobi, Kigali and Kampala and comes at a time when his music has topped a jazz music countdown for the past six weeks in California, USA.

"Smooth 97 The Oasis" is an internet Only Radio Station that plays the perfect blend of Smooth Jazz and some adult Contemporary Music.

The self-taught saxophonist, who describes his album as 'African, Smooth and Divine' will kick off his tour with a performance at Daystar University where he will share his creative journey in compiling his tenth album which was endorsed by Grammy Award winner Kirk Whallum. The unplugged concert will allow student musicians an opportunity to perform with the jazz legend as well as connect with other jazz music students from various music schools in Nairobi.

According to his tour manager Rahab Nderu, the East African tour will also include an intimate sundowner music experience and a private listening party proudly sponsored by Nairobi Serena Hotel.

"We are excited to kick off the East African tour at a time when Isaiah's music is topping the international charts. The tour will provide jazz lovers in the region, an opportunity to celebrate music that embraces our African roots alongside the sound of smooth jazz and reflects Isaiah's divine beliefs" said Rahab Nderu.

Isaiah Katumwa is a Ugandan Jazz musician and Saxophonist. He has performed side by side with global icons such as Jonathan Butler, Hugh Masekela and Jimmy Dludlu and has opened performances for Miriam Makeba and Manu Dibango. His album 'This is Me' is available at Nakumatt stores.