Wura Samba

Lagos , Nigeria
In operation since 2000
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Name
Abiodun Oke
Tel
Tel: +2348023540959

Address

Lagos
Nigeria

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Abiodun "Wurasamba" Oke leads the 7-man Yoruba traditional Drum ensemble- "Wurasamba". The name Wurasamba is derived from the combination of the Yoruba word for Gold and the Samba drums. Oke is an accomplished Percussionist, who has performed with some of Nigeria and Africa's finest musicians. He has toured with superstar- Keziah Jones, Singer Nneka, Salvador Sango, Ade Bantu, Jimi Solanke, Tunde Jegede and many others.

His specialist Instrument is the complex multi-tonal Traditional Drum set- the "Sambabe" drums. He also performs via the Media of Djembe, Congas and other Percussive Instruments. His style is characterised by a deep adherence to complex Yoruba Traditional religious themes. This is comprised of Chants, led by Oke, with backing vocal support- with Oke's high energy, drum displays.

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