Senta Lain – Michel Ongaro

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Senta Lain are a great band from Kenya who were formed by blind band leader Michel Ongaru 8 years ago.

Michel is a multi-instrumentalist and plays harmonica, guitar, flute, drums, marimba and piano.

Musically the band combine a wide range of influences and cultures which include Kenyan  benga and soukous styles with gospel and Cuban Son. Very good.  (Graham Radley)

Available from Hippo Records: Hip010

(available in UK  from HarmoniaMundi 02087099500)