Michael onyango awalla

Session bass player

Michael onyango awalla on SoundBetter

A super, professional, african session bass player from africa..kenya/nairobi..

Mike onyie, born in kenya, Nairobi, has been playing professionally for 4 years. His father Fredrick Awalla who is also a professional guitarist for over 30 years was his primary guitar teacher.

His main genres are Afro jazz , Funk,salsa and slow blues.he has played for james Gogo, fadhilee itulya, brian ming, keke {SA}, Sage chemutai, chris adwar, jack muguna, simply thomas, the kansoul and others..

He has also been privileged to grace the stages of festivals like SAUTI ZA BUSARA [zanzibar],ONGALA FESTIVAL [tanzania] ,KARIBU FESTIVAL [tanzania] , KOROGA FESTIVAL[kenya] ,ONGEA SUMMIT[kenya], UTAM FESTIVAL [kenya], CAKE ART AFFAIR [kenya] and others..

This artist is currently working on his own album

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Interview with Michael onyango awalla

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: I have done 7 live albums with different artists..

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: I am currently working on my album

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Both.. I depends with the sound you're looking for..

  7. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  8. A: The delivery is needed in how long. What sound you exactly expect.

  9. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  10. A: Fender jazz bass, aguilar amplifier, boss effect pedal, Proel cables and a vocoder

  11. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  12. A: Currently i have been a session bass player working with different artists i have an experience of about 7years

  13. Q: How would you describe your style?

  14. A: A fusion of african and jazz..

  15. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  16. A: Afro jazz, swing, funk, black gospel..

  17. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  18. A: I have an original fender four strings,an Ibaneze five trings and a yamaha Rbx 4 strings.. I record using logic pro, fl studio, cubase, garage band..

  19. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  20. A: I can record you an awesome bass line in less than 24hours, and with professional equipment..

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monyie groove by Mike onyie

I was the producer,mixing engenier, session bassist, in this production

Terms Of Service

Expect a superb delivery... I allow up to 3 revisions..

GenresSounds Like
  • Fadhilee Itulya
  • Jack Muguna
  • Chemutai Sage
Gear Highlights
  • recording using logic pro
  • Behringer EQ
  • Behringer flanger
  • Behringer distortion
  • Proel volume controller
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  • Currently working on my own album launching this year by DecemberApr 13, 2021