Kaz Kasozi

– Posted in: Artists Profiles 2011

Kaz Kasozi is Uganda musician whose music fuses blues, funk, Jazz, pop/rock influences with African sensibility. He also produces and arranges music for other artistes. His current releases; Naked and Blue (2005) is part of a twin album project titled Blue Magma and the second installment Blue Tens is due out soon.

Kaz has produced / co-produced over 100 commercial recordings and arranged music for eclectic number of artistes and bands including English rock band star chamber, Uganda artiste Rachael Magoola, Essence Kasozi, Sarah Ndagire, Maurice Kirya and Tshila; Japannese Mina Nakao; UK RnB / Jazz artiste Mix Amylo; Agerian Farid Aldjazairi to mention a few. He has also worked as music director different bands and shows in the UK, France and the US.
His Jazz collaboration Jazzmoss (2008) with singer/poet Louisa Le Marchand released in June 2008 was well received and it showcased Kaz’s Jazz arrangement work.

The CD was released on Discovery records and is available on iTunes. He is currently a board member for Global fusion Music & Arts in the UK and runs the The Sound Kitchen; a mobile studio for live recordings in the UK; he is in theprocess of setting his small studio in Kampala to take his style of Organic music production to East Africa through training new young.

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