2019 USA TOUR WITH NEW SOLO CD THE VOICE WITHIN
For the first time in nearly a decade, Kinobe (pronounced chi-no-bay), the talented Ugandan multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter, will embark on a SOLO multi-city North American tour. The man whose work has been called, “some of the most exquisite music coming out of Africa today,” by Zina Sarowiwa of the BBC, will be performing to a vast audience in an intimate setting.
When he was just a small boy, Kinobe listened for hours from a distance to the infectious drumming rhythms that echoed in the night air from the Royal Palace located just a few meters from his house in Uganda. It was his first attraction to traditional music. Twenty-five years, 10 CDs, and over 100 international performances later, the gifted self-taught artist is launching his North American tour on the heels of the official release of his “The Voice Within” CD……
A while ago, I stood enraptured by a flashback during a deep introspective meditation. I set out on a musical journey during my formative years, exposing diverse demographics to my melodious personal narrative. As I began to count the countries visited and reflect on the audiences of ones, tens, hundreds and thousands entertained all around the world. This awesome collage of experiences enamored my soul and it occurred to me that I have been entrusted with a tremendous privilege. On the surface, the opportunity to perform countless compositions on numerous platforms around the world would appear to be a worthy influence of delight; however, I discovered something vast. Beyond the call to entertain, I invest my life’s work, a musical diary of sorts to each member of the audience. Each performance is a special page that gives life to a new chapter in a story that will garner the support of any champion of change.Read More.
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