Funsho Ogundipe

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Funsho Ogundipe is a Nigerian pianist, Music director and composer. Ogundipe is known for his work with the Afrobeat band Ayetoro . As musical director of Ayetoro he is one of the primary architects of the post Fela Kuti sound in Afrobeat

Musical Style

Ogundipe is one of the first post Fela Kuti composers to attract attention for the sophistication of his work which is influenced primarily by jazz and has a wide and enchanting range of tonal colours.[1]

Unsurprisingly his main Influences are Miles Davis, Duke Ellington and Fela Kuti.[2]