The Kenya Music Festival is mourning the death of veteran popular Twist singer John Nzenze.
The festival, the biggest co-curricular activity in the Ministry of Education popularised Mzee Nzenze’s music by including it as a competitive class at the event.
Festival Executive Secretary Ruth Agesa, who is also the head of performing arts at the Ministry of Education sent condolences to the musician’s family and his fans.
“It is with profound sadness that the Kenya Music Festival fraternity has learned of the demise of Mzee John Nzenze, the last of the three most popular Twist musicians – Daudi Kabaka, John Mwale and John Nzenze – all from Shamakhokho Location in Vihiga County. On behalf of all choral musicians, the Kenya Music Festival fraternity would like to send a message of condolence to his family, all musicians and the nation at large,” said.