Thursday, October 4, 2018

Introducing the Band 'Mopao Swahili Jazz' from Tanzania


B I O: Mopao Swahili Jazz, a Tanzanian based band, perform original jazz songs blending beats and rhythms from various African music traditions. Initially influenced by the American Jazz canon, the band has recently claimed its music space with a unique platform blending jazz with the music of their African forefathers.

Mopao have recorded an album called Taswira (Reflections), and performed extensively locally as well as in Denmark and Kenya. They have recently partnered with vocalist Sauda Simba who has two albums of her own under her belt.



B A N D M E M B E R S
Emmanuel Mopao – Guitar
Tito Makasi – Drums (not in photo)
Abdallah "Kikombe" Membe– Drums
Bariki "Bari-Keys" Mbaga – Keyboard
Haidary Chumambili– Ngoma
Leonard Kayoya – Bass (not in photo)
Mukiza Mwiruki – Saxophone
Sauda Simba – Vocalist

C O N T A C T S
For more info and to book
contact:
Sauda Simba
+255 (0) 784 266 784
saudajsimba @ gmail.com
or
Leonard Oscar Kayoya
+255 (0) 719 372 058
lenys260 @ gmail.com

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