Peter Lusweti Wamalwa is a renowned musician and musical instrument trainer. He has mastered the art of training people who would like to learn the skills of how to play some traditional musical instruments. He is also a traditional musician who has performed on gigs at the Bomas of Kenya and other places. In this Master Minds, he takes you through the Orutu a musical instrument that originates with the Luo community. Did you know that the Orutu is a single-stringed fiddle traditionally played by men from the western part of Kenya, specifically from Luo-Nyanza played mostly during the harvest season and young men would challenge each other to play the instrument, which led to the growth of its popularity among the Luos? I thought you should know.
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