Geoffrey Oryema: The Land of Anaka

You easily remember Oryema once you have seen a recent picture of him: blond dreads, and a hint of a blond tach. Now that’s something you don’t get to see often. I admit I am not a fan, unlike when it comes to his music. A true revelation for me, immediately reminiscent of Ayub Ogada, and thus it didn’t come as a surprise to me when I learnt that the two collaborated on some pieces.

UPDATE: Today, 23 June 2018, I learnt about his passing, aged 65, after a long fight with cancer.

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