Ise Oluwa

I learned this Yoruba/ Nigerian song from master percussionist and friend Jayson Fann.

Instruction track (as part of the 2014 Song-a-Day Challenge):

 

Full Song:

 

Melody:

 

Low Harmony:

 

lyrics (as they are pronounced)

Ishe oluwa
Ko le ba je o

translation

Nothing the creator does can be bad. (Or as we prefer, "it's all good.")

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I want to sing like the bird sings, not worrying who listens or what they think. - Jelaludding Rumi