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artist: Artists Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey

  • program September 10, 2015

    Juju Jubilee!

    Juju maestro Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey made a rare U.S. tour in the summer of 2013 which made us want to hear more! In this program, Chief Obey breaks down his band’s sound instrument by instrument—traditional percussion, horns, guitars–which makes … Read more »

  • feature September 23, 2013

    Juju Through the Ages: A Highly Limited Discography

    Juju- the OTHER Nigerian music. Defined by loping grooves, call and response patterns that blur rhythm, melody, and meaning to the point of fusion, and a truly gorgeous instrumental palate, juju has an extraordinary amount to offer. But, primarily sung … Read more »

  • blog August 14, 2013

    Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey Live in the U.S.

    The legendary Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey made his name as a pioneer of  modern jùjú music through his intense rivalry with King Sunny Ade. The prolonged competition between the two fueled a golden age in the late ‘60s and early … Read more »

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