Aaron Rimbui is a jazz keyboardist, composer and performing artiste. His music is best described as colourful rhythmic melodies with African infusions served on a funky contemporary jazz platter.
He has 2 albums to date: the first Keys of Life released December 2005 and his second, Alfajiri released June 2009.
Aaron has been one of the pivotal forces of the Jazz culture in Kenya playing a vital role in popularizing jazz music. He hosts a much loved and highly successful bi-monthly jazz concert in Nairobi city dubbed ALL THAT JAZZ.
We had a few questions for him and this is what he had to say.
It was a Nokia
2. What do you prefer? Facebook or Twitter? Why?
- Most definitely yes
Wow! One day is not enough!
6. What’s your favourite book & movie?
I don’t have any favorites. For books I do love biographies. Movies, epic thrillers.
7. Who/What inspired you to do what you do now?
I wanted to be a commercial pilot when I was younger but mathematics in third form killed that plan completely! Lol! Anyway, the story of my life inspires me but most of all God gives/gave me the inspiration to do what I do.
8. If you were to change jobs, what profession would you get into? Why?
I would/will NEVER changed my job! It’s what I was created to do. Music is not only my career but my passion! It’s very liberating and such an added bonus get paid out of a gift and passion.
9. If you had a superpower, what would it be?
- A Matchbox.
- A knife.
- My glasses,
- A watch.
- A light blanket.