“I LOVE MY AFRICAN FRIENDS”
Aubrey Dunham The Saxist’s latest Song “I Love My African Friends” was produced by Kess and recorded in Accra, Ghana at Kess Recording Studio during the month of November 2019.
“I Love My African Friends” is the brainchild of Kess who composed, guided, and engineered this song and played the guitar, percussions, keyboard, and sang on the background tracks. Efie played the keyboard and sang on the background tracks. I, Aubrey Dunham The Saxist, of course, composed and played the Tenor Saxophone melody and sang on the background tracks.
“The flavor of this song features the big bold gritty and smooth sounds of Aubrey Dunham The Saxist as he plays with smooth melodic lyrical lines and runs, with funky syncopated rhythms accented by high atmospheric altissimo note rhythms. His high energy, expertise articulation, bold sax sounds, and rhythmic and melodic style of playing will excite the imagination, soul, and pure listening pleasures of his music to the listeners’ sweet enjoyment. The sax of Aubrey Dunham The Saxist is Wonderful”. Kessinton.
The genus of Kess shows in his production of this great song with professionalism in precise rhythms, beautiful harmony, and arrangement in African and American musical modes and cultures. He perfectly blended the cultures of this song to reflect the world beat music in the Afro-Jazz style of music.
The ideals and techniques used in this recording were produced and arranged for this song by Kess a Nigerian, Aubrey Dunham The Saxist an African/American, and Efie a Nigerian, during hot conditions, focused thoughts, sharing, intense commitment, and love between friends. Therefore, creating the musical band called “African Friends”.
“I Love My African Friends” rocks and grooves the mind, body, and soul with smooth saxophone lyrical, rhythmic, and improvisational playing style laced in African and American rhythms, harmony, and musical modes. It excites the listeners’ musical senses in a fun and good feelings. It promotes love between people to be friends enjoying one another in music having fun.
We, Aubrey, Kess, and Efie, became African Friends and are showing our love through our music for each other, and for God and Country. WE LOVE YOU THE PEOPLES OF THIS WORLD. Enjoy our gift to you, “I Love My African Friends”.