Veteran musician John Nzenze in hospital

Legend of the popular Kenyan Twist music style of the 1960s John Amutabi Nzenze. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Like most western Kenya musicians of his era, he started his career in Nairobi in the 1960s.

  • Other surviving music legends from the region include David Amunga, Fanuel Amimo and Peter Akwabi.

John Amutabi Nzenze, a legend of the popular Kenyan Twist music style of the 1960s, is recuperating in hospital after surgery.

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