Kihaya Blues [Afroblues, Tanzania]

 

GENREAfroblues, Tanzania

 

Kihaya Blues is a very fresh musical project lead by Tanzanian singer, guitarist and songwriter Kyazi Lugangira.

 

        Kyazi Lugangira (vocals, acoustic guitar) is accompanied by Jean Ndaye (Backing Vocals), Marcel Stranis (Bass), Alexis Kraniou (Lead Guitar), Mamadou Sarr (percussion) and Juba (Drums).

        Their captivating musical pieces transport you to the Eastern side of Africa, to discover a little known sub-genre of Blues sang in Kihaya the language spoken in North East Tanzania by the Bahaya tribe. With influences in Soul, Blues, Gospel, Jazz, Funk and traditional African music, their music bring a message of peace to the world and rejoice in the gift of love, and educate the young about what is sacred in humanity.

 

 

 

 

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