TheAaronRimbuiQuintet

TheAaronRimbuiQuintet

 Nairobi, Nairobi Area, KEN
BandJazzWorld

A Jazz Fusion Band presenting the very best of jazz, funk and African Rhythm. Giving the world an opportunity to sample and enjoy East African jazz.

Biography

Formed in 2008 by band leader Aaron Rimbui, the band has been performing in Nairobi at Nairobi's premier jazz event, All That Jazz and featured in Zanzibar's Jahazi Jazz Festival (2012). The band's influences include Jeff Lober, Herbie Hancock,Andile Yenana and Themba Mkhize.
The band's special expression of East African Jazz fusion can be broken down as such; jazz as it is known,that is, improvisation and compositions using the jazz language; and World Music,specifically a uniquely East African style known as Benga which is heard in music from East African greats such as Remy Ongala.

Discography

Keys Of Life (2005)
Alfajiri (2009)

Please Wait (http://www.soundcloud.com/aaronrimbui)