Ola Onabulé (UK)
The British jazz-soul vocalist with Nigerian roots, Ola Onabulé, will be performing at Viimsi Artium together with the symphony orchestra. Ola Onabulé is a remarkable singer whose gentle and melancholy longing voice is reminiscent of the greatest soul and jazz artists of the 60s and 70s.
The soulful musician has written, recorded, and released 9 albums, 8 of which under his own label, the Rugged Ram Records. His music has been performed on the world’s largest stages, at the Montreal and Vancouver Jazz Festivals.
He has collaborated with the WDR Big Band at the Cologne Philarmonia and the SWR Big Band at Jazzfest Aalen. Onabulé has shared the stage with world-famous artists such as Al Jarreau, Dianne Reeves, Joe Zawinul, Roberta Flack, Natalie Cole, Roy Hargrove, Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle.