Trombonist and singer Abdul Raheem is the man to breathe new life to Hi-Life music.
His career has seen him playing and recording with host of West African legends like Ebo Taylor, Pat Thomas, Tony Allen, Orlando Julius, Osibisa and many more as well as releasing great albums as a leader.
His 8-piece orchestra The Hi-Life Orchestra takes the magical sounds of hi-life and update it with modern grooves that drives you crazy with its infectious riffs and blazing horn lines. This is a re-birth of Hi-Life that continues to play important roles in shaping the future sounds of West Africa. Expect to hear classics from the hi-life’s incredible musical history.
THE HI-LIFE ORCHESTRA
Directed by Abdul Raheem
Abdul Raheem, trombone/vocals
Segun Ogedengbe, saxophone
Kevin Davy, trumpet
Alex Yeboah, guitar
Charles Quaye, keyboards
Ato Amonoo, electric bass
Kofi Adu, drums
Segun Arode, percussion
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