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Ugandan Duo Ganda Boys In USA Charity Work

UK based Ugandan music Group Ganda boys are in the United States of America for various activities.

The group that is based in London said they are in America for Charity reasons.

According to photos published on their official Facebook page, the musicians Visited California and other states.

They were accompanied with their manager Craig Pruess. In California, they met and held meeting withWayne Smutz, the dean of Dean of Continuing Education and UCLA Extension at the University of California Los Angeles.

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They also toured the schools performing Arts Department, university officials and students as illustrated in the photos below.

Who are the Ganda boys

The Ganda Boys are a UK-based, African fusion band. Its members include Ugandan singers Denis Mugagga and Dan Sewagudde (formerly of DaTwins, along with UK musician, arranger, record producer, and film composer Craig Pruess.

The Ganda Boys began the Ganda Foundation, which operates in Uganda as a registered charity organization that raises money to combat poverty in the Third World. Their first project provided equipment for Ugandan hospitals and schools in need.

The Ganda Boys were formed in 2009 through an award-winning collaboration on the BBC television drama series Moses Jones. (It was nominated for a 2010 British Academy Award for “Best Original Music Score” by Ganda Boys member and producer, Craig Pruess.)

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Pruess, an American multi-instrumental musician, award-winning composer, arranger and gold and platinum record producer, guides the recorded sound while all members work on songwriting.

Pruess come to the music scene in Kenya after serving as a full-time member of the music-teaching staff at the East Conservatoire of Music in Nairobi.

He was Conductor of the Nairobi Symphony Orchestra and performed as a classical trumpet soloist. He was often in conflict with the conservative conservatoire establishment over his rock and soul band, Mashada.

He was successful in headlining a major national performance of the Hadyn Trumpet Concerto in Eb at the National Theatre. After leaving Kenya for the UK in 1973, Pruess arranged music for and/or has produced many of the UK’s top recording artists, including Massive Attack, Sir Elton John, Def Leppard, Sir Cliff Richard, and Bond and was a featured session musician for Joe Cocker, Mike Oldfield, and for the Madonna film, The Next Best Thing.

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