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[edit]

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]

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