As with music, stories too command attention; but too often, we let ourselves down with the lack of it. Let us think for a minute, shall we? When was the last time you had a pining to dig into a book or article about Kenyan history? While chances are that it has been quite some […]

In marking International Jazz Day courtesy of the Safaricom Jazz Festival, Kenyans are in for a treat with this year’s headlining acts; jazz fusion drummer Paco Séry and arranger-cum-composer Cheick Tidiane Seck. With an outstanding theme of celebrating African Jazz, the event line-up also features supporting international performances by South Africa’s Mandla Mlangeni and the […]

Memory is a strange thing; and now the ambivalence of expanding what Aretha’s music and alchemy was about is upon us. A tribute concert has been planned for Saturday 15th September at the Braeburn Theatre. Dubbed “An Evening Remembering Aretha” the event will see a community of Nairobi musicians coming together to honor and celebrate the […]

My theory that it is impossible to leave a Too Early for Birds performance without either donning a smile on your face or having learnt something new still stands. I have just now purchased my ticket to this month’s TEFB dubbed The Brazen Edition – a show that will feature an all women crew broadcasting untold stories of […]