Ricky na Marafiki

Bio

Ricky na Marafiki band is one of Africa's musical gems that hails from Nairobi Kenya, the band began their musical journey in the year 2010. It was a four-piece band made up of friends who enjoyed making music together. The band has grown to a six-member band Nairobi is a cosmopolitan city has played a very big part in their clear cut well defined Benga (Kenya polyrhythm music ), afro fusion and afro soul music with smashes of highlife, soukous, makosa, and traditional Kenyan sounds make Ricky na Marafiki band a band to listen to always. Their arrangements are almost symphonic, hypnotizing with the unexpected colours of voices and instruments. Music for them is not a casual undertaking and that they understand that very well by making sure in their show you dance, laugh, cry, and understand yourselves and each other. Their open-ended music is designed to remind us that we live in an enormous universe filled with wonders and connected with music, they take you to both the village and urban cities Musically and They make sure No rhythm or song resounds itself twice and left yearning for more • Band members include:- Ricky Nanjero bandleader and an accomplished bass guitarist and singer. PAPI ODEQ an experienced percussionist, singer, and songwriter, John Were an experienced guitarist and singer, Michael Okinyo, a Piano/Keyboard player and singer, Edward Barasa a drummer • festivals at which the group has appeared the band has participated in the Sauti za Busara festival in Zanzibar, DOADOA music market in Kampala Uganda. They also hold an evening of Afro Jazz bi- monthly with different themes every month where they have attracted a large following in Nairobi Their debut album, Tucheze was released in 2011 and their second album SO SIMPLE in 2015 and the third one SOUL FOOD featuring the late Biba Bouch 2016their third album Soko huru in 2019

Music

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Amini
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Marobo
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Endelea na Ricky
06:16
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Tucheze
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Nairobi 70's
06:15
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Sunday morning
05:55
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Wasia
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Karibia
03:23
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So Simple Mixdown (draft 2)
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So Simple
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Savannah Nights
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Rafiki Jam
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Marobo
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Mama
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Hope
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Dufa Mpararo
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Amka
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African Sunrise
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Weche gi wacho ni aheri
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Videos

Ricky na marafiki The Traveller 2017
Dufa with Ricky na Marafikii
RAFIKI JAM
Ricky na Marafiki at an evening of afro jazz, Nanjero on bass
kitheka
SOUND CHECK
Ricky na Marafiki Sunday Morning
Ricky Bass
MORNING EXPRESS Ricky na Marafiki Band
Moments of Afro Jazz
KWELI TV Ricky na Marafiki 'Sondela'
KENYA'S BEST BASSIST
Kenya Sessions 2015
CRAZY JAZZ MOVE
Best JAZZ Band in KENYA Ricky Na Marafiki BAND
Bass
#theTrend Ricky Na Marifiki’s trip down memory lane
DUFA MPARARO
AN EVENING OF AFRO-JAZZ [Gentleman's Edition]
AFRICA'S BEST DRUM SOLO @An Evening Of Afro Jazz
goDown Gig MAY EDITION featuring H_art The band, vareso and Ricky na Marafiki
the SOUL SYNDICATE BAND live @Carnivore
Francis Njoroge live@aliance francaise( LEGENDS EDITION)
Ola Mbwena, Ricky na Marafiki- An Evening of Afro Jazz
MAMA : RICKY NA MARAFIKI
INTRO Ricky na marafiki.
Weche :Rikcy na Marafiki
EPK Ricky na Marafiki band
Kenyan Afrojazz Band Ricky na Marafiki in Sauti za Busara
RICKY NA MARAFIKI Hinya Wa Mutumia
RICKY NA MARAFIKI Dufa Mpararo
RICKY NA MARAFIKI New Day featuring
KENairobi, Kenya
In operation since: 
2010

Contact

+254722228978
Ricky Nanjero
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