OGHENE KOLOGBO & WORLD SQUAD

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DR. OGHENE KOLOGBO & WORLD SQUAD (FRANCE)

GUITAR LEGEND OGHENE KOLOGBO WAS BORN IN WARRI, NIGERIA IN 1957. HIS FATHER
WAS A WELL KNOWN HIGHLIFE MUSICIAN. AS A TEENAGER, HE BEGAN PERFORMING WITH
THE REVOLUTIONARY AFROBEAT MASTER FELA KUTI. KOLOGBO WAS THE MUSICAL
DIRECTOR OF FELA KUTI´S LEGENDARY «AFRICA 70» BAND. HE PLAYED THE HYPNOTIC
TENOR GUITAR LINES, BUT OFTEN RECORDED BASS AND RHYTHM GUITAR TOO. HE WAS
FELA’S PERSONAL ASSISTANT AND ‘TAPE RECORDER’ MEANING THAT IT WAS HIS JOB TO
REMEMBER THE MELODIES FELA WOULD SING TO HIM LATE AT NIGHT, THEN TEACH THEM TO
THE BAND AT REHEARSAL THE NEXT DAY. KOLOGBO PLAYED ON 39 LEGENDARY FELA KUTI
RECORDS AND HAS BEEN BASED IN PARIS, FRANCE SINCE 2008.

DR. OGHENE KOLOGBO & WORLD SQUAD (FRANCE)

GUITAR LEGEND OGHENE KOLOGBO WAS BORN IN WARRI, NIGERIA IN 1957. HIS FATHER
WAS A WELL KNOWN HIGHLIFE MUSICIAN. AS A TEENAGER, HE BEGAN PERFORMING WITH
THE REVOLUTIONARY AFROBEAT MASTER FELA KUTI. KOLOGBO WAS THE MUSICAL
DIRECTOR OF FELA KUTI´S LEGENDARY «AFRICA 70» BAND. HE PLAYED THE HYPNOTIC
TENOR GUITAR LINES, BUT OFTEN RECORDED BASS AND RHYTHM GUITAR TOO. HE WAS
FELA’S PERSONAL ASSISTANT AND ‘TAPE RECORDER’ MEANING THAT IT WAS HIS JOB TO
REMEMBER THE MELODIES FELA WOULD SING TO HIM LATE AT NIGHT, THEN TEACH THEM TO
THE BAND AT REHEARSAL THE NEXT DAY. KOLOGBO PLAYED ON 39 LEGENDARY FELA KUTI
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  • Paris FR

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