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Smooth vocals accompanied by the kalimba, marimba, litungu, and various flutes mesmerize audiences worldwide.
Samite (pronounced Sahm-ē-tay) was born and raised in Uganda, where his grandfather taught him to play the traditional flute. When he was twelve, a music teacher placed a western flute in his hands, setting him on his way to becoming one of East Africa’s most acclaimed flutists. He performed frequently to enthusiastic audiences throughout Uganda until 1982, when he was forced to flee to Kenya as a political refugee.
Immigrating to the United States in 1987, Samite and his wife Sandra nowView more
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