Traditional and electronic artists collaborate to create a new genre. Music for clubs is based on rhythm. Emile Hoogenhout travels to western Kenya to meet the Luo tribe; they originated the Dodo, Benga. and Rubenga styles.
Olith Ratego designs musical instruments when not making furniture. Radio has resulted in a loss of traditional voices. Musicians introduce Hoogenhout to traditional Luo music.
Ogoya Nengo sings while collecting water. Dodo is a celebratory music that makes people happy. Hoogenhout and Suraj Mandavia record the Luo performing traditional music with an orutu and ohangla drum.
The Luo demonstrates how to make an ohangla drum. Hoogenhout establishes an outside recording studio using a push controller. Nengo sings, accompanied by traditional musical instruments.
Hoogenhout and Olith Ratego collaborate at a studio in Nairobi. Ratego receives all the donations acquired from the track.
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In Kenya, traditional and electronic musicians are collaborating to introduce a new kind of Kenyan music to the global stage.
Length: 23 minutes
Copyright date: ©2019
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