Swahili Jazz Swahili Jazz is a blend of Mijikenda beats with Asian, Western and Arabic influences. This type of music is enriched in Swahili culture that is linked to Juma Tutu’s background and origin having been brought up in the coastal town of Mombasa.
Swahili Jazz band took over the stage with their out of this world show. Their lovely lyricism and their ability to connect the audience won us over. Then they invited the legendary guitarist, Jimmy Dludlu.
They performed together, one song morphing into the next with sheer disrespect to transition. You’d think they have been playing together for three decades.