Tag: Achilla Orru

  • Achilla Orru: Tribute in Globe & Mail & UPDATE re: April 7 event

    A wonderful tribute to the late Achilla Orru (see post below) in the March 19¬†Globe & Mail‘s “Lives Lived“. Written by his friend & fellow Ugandan-Canadian Opiyo Oloya, who is also known by all African music supporters in the Toronto area. Many harried Toronto subway commuters likely never knew his name, where he came from, […]

  • New events added

    A few new events have been added to the Events calendar, including Apr. 7: Tribute to, and fundraiser for the late Achilla Orru (and his family) Mar. 14: Kae Sun May 25: Bonga & Don Nikas bring Angolan music to The Opera House Some more Small World Music Asian Music Series events More to come. […]

  • RIP King Achilla Orru Apaa-idomo

    Written while listening to Achilla’s 2004 CD, Dho-Mach (Sacred Gift)… The Ugandan and Canadian world music communities received sad news this past week, that lukeme player Achilla Orru passed away at the age of 53. apparently as the ¬†result of heart disease. Some information about his passing is on this page, written by Davies Bagambiire. […]