AMANI BAYA

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN : KENYA
GENRE : DRUMS

 

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Amani Baya is an internationally renowned drummer. He started playing drums when he was 5 years old and has been consistent in his passion and ambitions for 24 years. Amani has been involved in a couple of great tours and concerts such as Coke Studio Africa Season 1 and 2, The Beyond Idols Worship Tour in the U.S.A, Isaiah Katumwa’s Live Jazz Concert in Uganda and the Niko Na Safaricom Live Tour. He has also played with professional bands like: Gogo Simo, Ultimate Band, Kijani Band, Afrizo and the Silver Strings. Well known international and local musicians such as Papa Wemba, Upendo Nkone, Sauti Sol, Wyre, Nameless, Size 8, Redsan, Jimmy Gait are just but a few for whom he has played for. In addition to drumming, Amani is a Band leader at House of Grace Church (H.O.G), where he ensures that the band practice sessions are well coordinated, sets up reportorial for Sunday Services and mentors new upcoming instrumentalists. He currently resides in Nairobi.