Refreshing Music

We're all about making music that refreshes, inspires and gives hope, for God's glory.

Our repertoire

Our repertoire covers a mix of jazz, afro jazz, blues, and classics with a dash of contemporary tunes.

Session band

Shamsi is also available as a session band for groups and individual artistes.

Memorable shows

Shamsi Music provides a memorable show that leaves you yearning for more.

About Shamsi

A little more about Shamsi…

Shamsi Music is a jazz & afro-jazz fusion band from Nairobi Kenya,which prides itself in creating memorable musical experiences that capture the heart, mind and soul. Formed in 2014, the band set the core of their musical journey as the desire to create music that mirrors the sound of their heartland, Kenya, and their Motherland, Africa.

In just two short years after their formation, and against all odds, Shamsi Music became the youngest band ever to be selected to play at Kenya’s biggest live event, The Safaricom International Jazz Festival. They quickly gained admiration and raving support from fans and critiques alike, with people quickly falling in love with their music. They proceeded to win the Café Ngoma Award for Best Jazz Act 2017. Their sound can be described as Kenyan folk jazz eclectically infused with a predominant afro jazz influence, enchanting melodies and solid African rhythms.

Shamsi is Swahili-Arabic for “Sun”. They desire to be a light to the world and
music industry, creating music that refreshes,inspires and gives hope, for God’s glory.


Here’s some of our work…

The Artists

All about the artists we represent!

Paul Mbithi

Keyboard Guru

Band Leader / Music Director

George Nyoro

Genius Multi-Instrumentalist

Creative Lead

Michael Munene

Master Bass Guitarist

Charismatic Artist

Immanuel Mohol

Guitar Marvel

Passionate Performer

Laka Nyaga

Saxophone Whiz

Crowd Sensation

Kenn Biggie

Drummer Extraordinaire


Julius Kibugi

Sound Engineer


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Latest News

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Tour Dates

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Upcoming Shows

28 Jul 2018 Nairobi Nyama Mama Parking, Delta Towers Nyama Mama Parking, Delta Towers Buy ticket
29 Jul 2018 Nairobi Nyama Mama Parking, Delta Towers Nyama Mama Parking, Delta Towers Buy ticket
04 Aug 2018 Uganda Lunkulu Island Lunkulu Island

Past Shows

29 Jun 2018 Nairobi Two Rivers Mall Two Rivers Mall
10 May 2018 Kampala Uganda National Museum Uganda National Museum
06 May 2018 Nairobi Mamlaka Hill Chapel Mamlaka Hill Chapel
01 May 2018 Nairobi Carnivore Grounds, Langata Carnivore Grounds, Langata

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