Aaron Rimbui

Aaron Rimbui is a jazz keyboardist, composer and performing artiste.

 

Aaron started off his performance career in 2001. During this time he has performed with a host of artists including Deitrick Haddon, Bobby Rickets, Emmanuel Jal, Lionel Loueke, Suzanne Owiyo, Eric Wainaina, Morris ‘Mo’ Pleasure among many others.

 

In concerts and shows, Aaron has also opened for leading artistes including Hugh Masekela, Kirk Franklin and Gerald Albright.

 

Aaron is also an adept band director and has worked with Endemol’s Tusker Project Fame as the show’s band director.

 

Aaron has also written and produced the theme song and music score, together with Eric Wainaina for BBC’s Tinga Tinga Tales currently running on the Disney Channel.

 

He has 2 albums to date: the first Keys of Life released December 2005 and his second, Alfajiri released June 2009.

 

Aaron has been one of the pivotal forces of the Jazz culture in Kenya playing a vital role in popularizing jazz music. He hosts a much loved and highly successful bi-monthly jazz concert in Nairobi city dubbed ALL THAT JAZZ.

 

Aaron has also presented his music to audiences outside his home country by playing in Zimbabwe, Tanzania and Uganda as well as the United States of America.

 
Aaron’s music is best described as colorful rhythmic melodies with African infusions served on a funky contemporary jazz platter.

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