Ahamefule J. Oluo

Musician, Composer, Writer, and Comedian.

Ahamefule J. Oluo is a Seattle-based musician, composer, and comedian. Oluo co-founded the Stranger Genius Award-winning hard-jazz quartet Industrial Revelation and is also leader of the jazz-punk trio The Honorable Chief.  He has collaborated with Das Racist, Hey Marseilles, Macklemore, TacocaT, Cataldo, and many others. He works extensively with his wife, writer Lindy West, and co-produced comedian Hari Kondabolu's debut album, Waiting for 2042, for Kill Rock Stars. He was the inaugural artist-in-residence at Seattle's Town Hall, and his 2014 performance of Now I'm Fine at On the Boards received universal acclaim. In 2015, Oluo was featured on This American Life.