Leo MKANYIA (TZ)

Leo MKANYA

Musician / Swahili Blues

Leo’s style is called Swahili Blues’ and it bridges the gap between old and new. The songs tell stories of history and culture, politics, migration, inequality, and love.They are throwbacks to the 70s and 80s with classic Tanzanian zilipendwadansi sounds, and a contemporary twist; blues, and afrobeat. All are original representations of Tanzanian traditional blues, a genre which Leo is adamant must be preserved.

PARASITES OR GUARDIAN ANGELS? MANAGERS AND LABELS IN THE EAST AFRICAMUSIC INDUSTRY
Thursday 10th May 2018
Uganda Museum Main Hall
12:00 hrs

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