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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.