“Asante” is a CD recording by Lutomia Kuto, daughter of Paul and Grace Kuto which has manys beautiful African melodies and live drumming.
Lutomia Kuto is a professional clinical dietician, a singer, song-writer and freelance violinist. Lutomia Kuto was born and raised in Portland, Oregon but is deeply dedicated to her roots in Eastern Africa. As a first-generation, Kenyan-American, she closely and equally identifies with and values her bicultural upbringing. Lutomia loves to mix the musical ideas of African and Western music. She aspires to use her God-given gifts to make a positive impact and influence on those around her.
Lutomia released her debut album titled, Asante in July 2008. Asante features a gorgeous blend of traditional African gospel melodies with rich harmonies and authentic and live African druming. Lutomia’s musical influences include African pop, R and B, Neosoul, Jazz and more.
100% of the proceeds of “Asante” go towards supporting fundraising for development projects in her family’s village of Chwele, Kenya.