Olayemi Ogundola  - Saxophonist -

Olayemi Ogundola - Saxophonist |

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Performs As: Saxophonist, One Man Band, Saxophone Teacher
Country: Nigeria
Performs: Worldwide
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A versatile Nigerian based solo/accopaniment saxophonist with a good sight reading skill who is available to perform and tour with any band. He's got a unique voice that fits into any Jazz and contemporary scene.
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Music in itself has no language, nor barriers. And Jazz, more than most expressions embodies the ability to crisscross the borders and creeds of religion and other human stratifications and this I intend to do through my performance.
All things to a certain degree have what can be called a soul, that which essentially carries the core fibers and interwoven elements that make up the thing in question, and it is my goal to break into the soul of every tribe of men in the multi-cultural space of every nation across the earth.
This is not without some degree of ambition, as I'm driving towa ...

Set-List

Body and Soul
All the Things You Are
Summertime
'Round Midnight
I Can't Get Started (with You)
My Funny Valentine
Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?)
What Is This Thing Called Love?
Yesterdays
Epistrophy
Just the two of us
Donna Lee
When I fall in love
Blue bossa
The chicken
Koko
Confirmation
Say it-over and over again
My favorite things
Stella By Starlight
Autumn Leaves (Les Feuilles Mortes)
Star Dust
Willow Weep for Me
What's New?
Honeysuckle Rose
Sweet Georgia Brown
Caravan
The Man I Love star
In a Sentimental Mood ...

Biography

Olayemi Ogundola born in Oyo town, Oyo State, Nigeria is an alto saxophonist, composer, and educator, born as the second of four children into a musically prone family on April 25 1992
Driven by a need to get quality education for his children, Olayemi's father took him through four primary schools till the final one; Lord's Primary School, Ilora, Oyo. Within this period, he was exposed to various styles of music from a very early age beginning with the church choir and choreography performances.
His secondary school at Emmanuel Alayande College of Education Model High School,Oyo State ...

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Experience

His time at the Muson brought him further exposure to deeper expressions of his art. He also joined and performed with the big band, orchestra, and choir. At Muson, Olayemi's classmates included Tombrapade Roberts, Raphael Lasisi, Temidayo Balogun, Tobi Stephens and Timothy Ogunbiyi. During his time in Muson, he was listed among the musicians as alto saxophonist to perform with Jo Kunnuji at the Muson festival. He was involved in the Music exchange and workshop program in May 2016, where he performed with Max Weissenfeldt and The Polyversal souls band from Germany featuring The Invisible Joy O ...

Previous Clients

2face Idibia
Musical Society of Nigeria
Inagbe Resort
Angelos Cafe

Suitable for

Bar / Bat Mitzvah Birthday Party (Adult) Casinos Christening Christmas Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Corporate Event Dinner Party Festival / Outdoor Event Jewish Wedding Private Party Trade Show / Exhibitions

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