Yoruba Women Choir
Directed by Funmi Olawumi
Union Chapel, London
12 March 2018
Yoruba Women Choir live at Union Chapel, 12 March 2018
Nigeria’s the Yoruba Women Choir are one of the world’s greatest choirs. The soulful harmonies of founder and director Funmi Olawumi and the 10 singers and the infectious rhythms of their six-piece band are combined to create an uplifting musical experience. Mixing secular and non-secular songs together they create joyful songs that lift your spirit and soothes your soul. The choir’s exquisite harmonies are as deep as the ocean and their performances have won many fans from all over the world.
THE YORUBA WOMEN CHOIR are:
Funmi Olawumi (founder/leader), Ayinke Martins, Mary Tade, Dupe Lawson, Joy Aigbetan, Nike Fagbuaro, Biola Dosumu, Tinu Adewoye, Kehinde Talabi, Victoria Anu and Kehinde Akande.
Their musicians are:
Niran Obasa (piano), Segun Idowu (guitar), Kayode Adeniran (bass), John Bello (drums), Wale Ogungbe (talking drum) and Ayo Balogun (conga).
The Yoruba Women Choir at Southampton University on 23 October 2015 KEHINDE TALABI (solo)