Afrocentric gospel singer and saxophonist Chris ND is out with a new EP, CHETA (Live) featuring the title-track and two other single, Oluwa, and Ike.
Featuring traditional Igbo rhythms heavy on local percussion with a blend of contemporary elements, CHETA is a perfect fusion of tropical harmonies, continental melodies, and international instrumentation. Chris ND tops it off with faith-based lyrical content, exhorting and advising in English and his native Igbo language.
Stream/Download EP: li.sten.to/Cheta
– Chris ND is a contemporary saxophonist whose music comes heavily blended in traditional African rhythms. His sound is a fusion of the local Igbo rhythm, drums, percussion, and contemporary sounds. Chris has listed the likes of Semi-Colon, Lagbaja, and KirkWhalum as his biggest musical influences and has featured on credible global platforms around the world including Shiloh 2012.
He released his debut sax album titled “Saxy Rhythms” in 2003, followed by another titled “Next Page”. He has since released 5 albums and several singles.