Kunle Ayo

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Multi – Award winning Kunle Ayo, probably Africa’s most celebrated guitarists, has earned several musical accolades, even comparisons with giants of the contemporary school like George Benson, Earl Klugh and locally based Jimmy Dludlu. This dazzling live performer has 6 albums, Gospel projects and 2 Live DVD recordings shot in South Africa and London respectively. For every show Kunle Ayo performs in, he leaves his fans with positive energy and inspired. As one of the most sought after performers, Kunle Ayo has participated in a number of notable jazz festivals, namely Standard Bank Joy of Jazz, Cape Town International Jazz Festival, National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, Calabar Jazz Festival in Nigeria, Harare international festival of Arts in Zimbabwe, Go-Jazz Festival at the Jazz Café, London, Safaricom Jazz Festival in Kenya to name a few. DISCOGRAPHY 2002 - “AYO” (JOY) – UNIVERSAL MUSIC, CDRBL 294

2003 - “BEYOND BORDERS” – UNIVERSAL – CDRBL 316

2005 - “SINCERELY YOURS” – BULA MUSIC - CDJOJ 710

2007 - “A TASTE OF HOME” – BULA MUSIC – CDJOJ 718

2011 - “BEST OF BOTH WORLDS” - SHEER SOUND DISTRIBUTION – SLCD 215

2013 – “JAZZIN UP HIS PRAISE” VOLUME 1 – QBYE MUSIC DISTRIBUTION

2014 – Kunle Ayo Live in London Concert (Live DVD Recording) – K COOL PRODUCTIONS DVDKC006

2016 – ATUNSE (THE REVOUTION) – KCOOL PRODUCTIONS – KCOOLCD005

2021 - INNER REFLECTIONS - K COOL PRODUCTIONS ALBUM

AWARDS 2004 - Kora Awards - Beyond the Borders - Best Male West Artist (West Africa) Category 2005 - Channel O Awards - Slowly But Surely (single), Beyond the Borders (Album) -Best Jazz Video

2009 - Nigeria Achievement Award - Best Musical Group, Kunle Ayo and his band. Awarded by President Goodluck Jonathan.

2011 - Metro FM Award - Best of Both Worlds - Best Contemporary Jazz Album

2015 – AFRIMA Award – Best Jazz Artist in Africa 2017 - Nigeria Community Excellence Award - Best overall Nigerian Music Artist 2017-SAAFMA Awards – Best Afro Jazz Album

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Dupe (Grateful) Official Video #MusicVideo #Yoruba #KunleAyo #Nigeria
Ojo Ayo - Kunle Ayo ( Studio Live Jam Session)
Oju Orun(The Sky)/Ife (Love) Medley #KunleAyo #StudioVibes
KUNLE AYO ON ATS SHOW #TV #Interview #Lagos #Nigeria
Kunle Ayo - Ayobami (Studio Jam) #KunleAyo #StudioJam #Music
Kunle Ayo - ELO (How Much) #Praise #Music #Guitar #SmoothJazz
Kunle Ayo - Heart Cry (Official Video)
Heart Cry
AS THE DEER
EVERYTHING MEDLEY OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO
ALL THE GLORY .... KUNLE AYO
RESPOND COVER MUSIC VIDEO
Mhuntu by Miss J
This girl has got a voice. What do you think?
Kunle Ayo - Higher And Higher- Official Video
Worship Compilation
K Cool productions presents Coolest Sessions
You deserve the glory
My set at the Birchwood East Comes Alive sometime ago
Jamming to some chords and grooves
I Wont Let You Fall
Mary did you know?
Kunle Ayo - Happy to Know You (Official Video)
Inxaniwe Inhliziyo
I No Fit shout
Tribute To the late great Ras Kimono
Beam the light Auduition 2
Kunle Ayo Beam The Light Concert 2018
Odun tutun (NewYear)
KUNLE OJU ORUN MUSIC VIDEO
01 - Kunle Ayo - FAITHFUL AND TRUE
Checking out guitars at Yamaha Soho
01 - Kunle Ayo - Na Me and You ft Bheki Nqoko
KUNLE AYO ft OLIVER MUTUKUDZI ( ILE OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)
Kunle Ayo ft Oliver Mtukudzi - ILE
Happy to Know You
Ori Okere
Words In My Head (Live DVD)
Olorun Mi (Live DVD)
Kogba'gbara (Live DVD)
Kunle Ayo Live at the Safaricom Stadium, Kasarani - Kenya
SAFARICOM JAZZ 2016
Kunle Ayo - Always N Forever (Luther Vandross Cover)
Bholoja and Kunle Ayo
Words In My Head
Olorun mi
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Kirk Whalum & Kunle Ayo
Kunle Ayo with Al Jarreau
Kunle Ayo - Words in my head
kunle ayo and lara George (guitar solo)
Kunle Ayo playing Bibanke
Slowly but Surely

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ZAJohannesburg, South Africa
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2002

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