The River Niger Orchestra at Festa De La Musica in Senegalia Italy
River Niger Orchestra Performances
13th September, Kazimier
23rd August, Albert Dock, National Museums, Liverpool
22nd August, Camp and Furnace
July 4th South Cheshire College
June 21st Newsham Park Festival , Liverpool
June 6th Camp and Furnace, Liverpool
May 3rd Adelphi Hotel, News from Nowhere concert
River Niger Orchestra
46 Brampton Drive
T: +44(0)151 708 8059 M: +44(0)7957 60 2045
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Oludele Olaseinde is a living legend from the Afro Rock Era in Nigeria in the 1970's. He is a multi instrumentalist and leader of the River Niger Orchestra. He played in legendary Lagos bands - The Clusters, Soul Inspired, Ofo the Black Company and Afro Express. Oludele is a sought after session guitarist, playing acoustic and electric guitars on two albums for award winning artiste Seydu from Sierra Leone, Urban Voice, Cities on the Edge and many other projects in Africa and Europe. He was the business adviser to award winning producer Markus Dravs (Coldplay's Vida la Vida, Mumford and Sons and Arcade Fire). He has also worked with multi platinum producers Joe Dworniak, Hugo Westerdahl and Chris Taylor who have a high regard for his original acoustic and electric guitar playing styles.
The legendary Afro-Rock album 'Afro Express' recorded in 1976 by Oludele Olaseinde and Soni Makoko