With a career spanning 10 years, John Udulele is pioneer to Kenya’s soulful Benga sound, and a continental ambassador to Africa-WWMU. Renowned for his foundation role and his contribution to the grooves of Bengatronics (a music collective that has been merging electronic sounds with live Benga music for EDM music festivals across East Africa and beyond), Udulele John is also a key founding member of the Abakisimba Troupe – a Kenyan percussion ensemble which seeks to unify the Kenyan nation by collecting percussive instruments from diverse communities in Kenya and transforming this to cultural music that can easily resonate with the younger generations.




February 9, 2019