Niwel Tsumbu Sounds Live-June 9th (Upstairs)

Niwel Tsumbu plays electric & acoustic guitars & singing mostly in his native ‘Lingala’, Niwel plays a range of music that stretches from contemporary versions of Congolese traditional music from the 1930s & 40s to modern jazz. Niwel’s love of the Spanish style of guitar playing beautifully exposes Rumba’s Latin roots. As well as playing guitar Niwel plays drums, percussion and saxophone. His style represents his passion and love for the music which has influenced him, From Soukous to Rumba.