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Duo Rapasa Nyatrapasa and Nathan Okite at Bossa Bistro

November 14, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Born in Nairobi, Kenya, Rapasa is a performing artist, multi­instrumentalist, vocalist, and dancer with roots in traditional music. Specializing in the Nyatiti and Adung instruments, Rapasa has studied with Owiny Sigoma and toured internationally. Rapasa loves to transmit his passion as a way to give back to the community, he teaches in children homes and individuals.

The nyatiti is a five to eight-stringed plucked lyre from Kenya. It is a classical instrument played by the Luo people of Western Kenya, specifically in the Siaya region south of Kisumu.


November 14, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Bossa Bistro + Lounge
2463 18th Street, NW
Washington, District of Columbia, DC 20009 United States
(202) 667-0088