Myko Ouma


Myko Ouma is a renown figure in jazz and contemporary world music from Uganda. After studying Western music at Makerere College School, He began investigating traditional Ugandan instrumentation.

Proficient on a variety of distinctive traditional instruments, Ouma's musical vision is to integrate Ugandan folk music and jazz. As a guitarist, he has developed a unique playing style informed by the traditional rhythms and melodies of Ugandan roots music. He is an active producer both in studio and ofa live events.

Together with his long-time colleague Kinobe Herbert, He co-founded the Ugandan band, Soul Beat Africa and in Feb 2010, he released his self titled debut solo album.

UGKampala, Uganda


Myko Ouma
Profile added by Stanley Gazemba on 17 Apr 2015