Putting Knowledge to Work: The Challenge for Ethiopia – Lecture by Amare Desta



7:00 pm - 10:30 pm


Union chapel


Doors: 19:00http://store.unionchapel.org.uk/events/10-apr-15-funmi-olawumi-union-chapel/Price: £17 / £15 concessions adv + booking feeEntry: Under 16s accompanied by an adultRoom: ChapelQR Code


Nigerian singer Funmi Olawumi, the leader and founder of the Yoruba Women Choir, performs an intimate show with her 9-piece band as she premiers songs from her soon to be released CD (Yoruba Soul) which takes off from the success of her current CD “Funmi Ti De” (Joyful Noise Records). The new recording “Yoruba Soul” brings together all the glories elements of Nigerian rhythms of afrobeat, hi-life, juju and fuji into one infectious naija rhythms.

FUNMI OLAWUMI musicians are:

Femi Sofela, bass

Ben Audu, saxphones

Seun Oke, keyboards

Lekan Sobiyi, guitar

John Bello, drums

Wole Aina, percussion

Wale Ogungbe, talking drum

Imole Ayo, talking drum

Kehinde Talabi, backing vocals

Joy Aigbetan, backing vocals

Ayo Bankole, backing vocals


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