Fela Sowande’s Music

Fela Sowande’s Music

Fela Sowande’s Music – ‘An Unfolding Solution-Finding Process’ As Juwon’s previous blog notes, Fela Sowande is regarded as a ‘principal inspirational figure’ in modern Nigerian Art Music. He is recognised as a pioneer in creating compositions within the idiom of...
Turning a New Leaf, with the London Lucumi Choir

Turning a New Leaf, with the London Lucumi Choir

Turning a New Leaf, with the London Lucumi Choir The London Lucumi Choir, the leading exponent of Afro-Cuban Santeria-based devotional music in the UK, recently launched new album called Lullabies for Naila. The album features contributions from several guest...
Beyond the Bass Line – For Africa Utopia

Beyond the Bass Line – For Africa Utopia

Beyond the Bass Line – For Africa Utopia Over the past couple of years, I’ve enjoyed a fruitful association with Voice Lab – the department that deals with choirs and community singing events at London’s Royal Festival Hall. This mutually beneficial relationship...
Nigerian Classical Music Inspiring New Ideas for Interethnic Relations

Nigerian Classical Music Inspiring New Ideas for Interethnic Relations

Nigerian Classical Music Inspires Nigerian Classical Music Inspiring New Ideas for Interethnic Relations Why are we blogging? To give information and stimulate creative exchange for a dynamic new music education project ‘Singing Cultures’. The project will draw on the...