Released in 2009, The Tradition Continues showcases the unique writing style of Olujimi Tafataona Every track highlights the fused combination of Afrikan rhythms, the syncopation of Bee-Bop and Jazz. Enjoy!
From the language of Swahili comes FIKIRA, which translates to " thought, the state or condition of thinking. FIKIRA features compositions written for the conscience mind. Come along on a journey to fill your body and soul with FIKIRA!
On July 15, 2014, Olujimi Tafataona was interviewed on the blogtalk radio program "NU DAY" by Empress Phile Chionesu. The subject of discussion was the influence of John Coltrane and the spiritual aspects of his music. To listen, click the above picture.
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Interview with Olujimi at The Origins of Jazz Explored at Pine Bluff, AK Arts Center.
Click the picture above to read print reviews. **READ review of In The Tradition’s December 5th 2014 Appearance at Mayflower Congregational Church’s Mayflower Jazz Series. **LISTEN to the April 2015 interview on Blogtalk Radio with In The Tradition band leader OLUJIMI TAFATAONA. CLICK HERE to listen Also to view our local TV appearance on Detroit's FOX2.
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