Yhumie Oyelade, a talented saxophonist is quickly becoming one of jazz’s most thrilling and emotive performers, he continues to stand out and push boundaries as a composer, performer, teacher and recording artist. His multifaceted profile has diversified into a repertoire of musical jazz styles – gospel, smooth jazz, afro jazz, Highlife, R&B, all kinds of jazz ensemble.
Yhumie Oyelade’s music has a unique edge and has been able to manicure blends of Nigerian music that is globally sort after. His emergence into the sport light with his “Since 1960” song, the first ever contemporary jazz progression of the Nigerian National anthem has indeed put a modern spin to the old composition, bringing a more urban influenced audience appreciation to jazz world.
Yhumie: “Jazz is a highly developed art form that continues evolving and I find am well-rounded today, because I never stop learning, an art student for life” in addition to expanding his busy music career he serves as mentor and teacher to other upcoming saxophonist as a way of giving back to the community.
Listen up and enjoy his new presentation – Peace featuring Wole Oni!