The Hi-Life Orchestra
The Hi-Life Orchestra is established by trombonist and vocalist Abdul Raheem to celebrate the iconic music style that makes the whole West Africa dance and that gave birth to Afrobeat.
Trombonist and composer Abdul Raheem is the man to breath new life to Hi-Life music. His career has seen him playing and recording with host of West African legends like Ebo Taylor, Pat Thomas, Tony Allen, Orlando Julius, Osibisa and many more as well as releasing great albums as a leader.
His 8-piece orchestra THE HI-LIFE ORCHESTRA takes the magical sounds of hi-life and update it with modern grooves that drives you crazy with its infectious riffs and blazing horn lines. This is a re-birth of Hi-Life that continues to play important roles in shaping the future sounds of West Africa. Expect to hear classics from the hi-life's incredible musical history.