Vuyani Wakaba is a professional electric bassist that is based in Chicago. Much of his musical work includes freelance performances and recording sessions in Chicago as well as all across the United States. Vuyani also leads Vuyani Wakaba & Friends, a band that has performed at various prominent events across the United States.
In addition to performing and recording, Vuyani is also a staff writer for Bass Musician Magazine. Much of his writing covers interviews of well-known bass players from around the world, music equipment reviews and CD reviews.
Vuyani is a prominent participant in the Chicago bass community and music landscape. He is an active supporter and promoter of bass workshops, performances and music manufacturer events around Chicago. Vuyani teaches electric bass and music theory through Skype to students around the world. Although he teaches, Vuyani is a life-long student of music and the bass. He is constantly striving to develop his talents and grow as a musician.