Kato Change

Bio

Kato Change (Kenya) is a self-taught guitarist whose technique was nurtured by an emerging online community of musicians on YouTube. His self-directed style draws from a heritage of African music as well as Jazz, Hip hop, Blues and House. In 2012, Kato was a Fellow in the U.S Department of State's One beat program. In December 2015, Kato released his debut album, 'The Change Experience'; a collaborative journey, with each artist sharing a unique perspective on creating music. In September 2016 he was one of fifteen musicians, composers and performers from around the globe to come together at OMI, a unique collaborative music making residency program in New York. In January 2017 he was selected as one of 6 creative individuals from all nations, working in all disciplines, in order to promote increased intercultural understanding and global interconnectedness at Sacatar in Brazil. He has been the Lead guitarist in African projects; Tusker Project Fame and Coke Studio Africa. He has played and recorded with Salif Keita, Seun Kuti, King Sunny Ade, Neyo, Trey Songz, Aloe Blacc, Yemi Alade, Jason Derulo among others.

Music

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Stakato ft. Lisa Oduor-Noah and Jaaz Odongo
03:13
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Kato Change & Winyo - Abiro (The Change Experience)
04:33
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Dawn
03:04
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Mr. Music Man (With Lisa Oduor-Noah & Owuor Arunga)
05:19
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Videos

Anderson .Paak - The Bird (Marushka x Kato Change cover)
Maia Von Lekow x Kato Change - Killer Ingredients (The Change Sessions)
Kato Change - African Woman (Live in Brazil)
Fena Gitu x Kato Change - Jabulani (The Change Sessions)
The Making Of "The Change Experience" Album Cover (Kato Change)
Kato Change- Behind the scenes (Trailer 1)
Kato Change- Behind the scenes album art (trailer 2)
Kato Change - African Woman | Acoustic Sessions
Kato Change - Dawn | Acoustic Sessions
The Change Experience: Kato punks Fena
Kato Change & Lisa Oduor-Noah- Aparo (official video)
Kato Change - Confess Believe Surrender (Live @ the Safaricom International Jazz Festival 2014)
Kato Change -K.N.C (live in New York)
Kato Change - Sta.ka.to (Official Video) ft. Lisa Noah & Jaaz Odongo
Kato Change - Summer Sun ft. Jacob Okumu
The Change Quartet.

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KENairobi, Kenya
In operation since: 
2011

Contact

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