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Gospel Saxophonist Says Fela Influenced His Career

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Ajayi said he fell in love with the musical instrument after seeing Fela play it effortlessly but passionately while he was a youngster.Kunle Ajayi

Popular gospel saxophonist, Kunle Ajayi has revealed that his career as a saxophonist was greatly influenced by the late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti.

In a recent interview with Punch Newspaper, Ajayi said he fell in love with the musical instrument after seeing Fela play it effortlessly but passionately while he was a youngster.

Yes, he influenced me a lot and was a major inspiration for me taking up the saxophone. Fela blew the instrument with passion and from the first day I set my eyes on him, I fell in love with him and the saxophone. I am happy I have been able to live that dream through the amazing grace of God,” Ajayi revealed.

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Ajayi also hinted that he gave his life to Christ at the age of 13 years old while in school and has remained in the Lord till date.

Source: pulse.ng


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