In describing the music of Mombasa, which is a mixture of rhythm, jazz, folklore, blues, spirituals & worksongs, Lou Blackburn would prefer not to use the word jazz. "Many people ask us," he says, "how one describes our type of music. To this I can only answer that I leave it to the audience because I don't like to give it a label, for me it is simply ours, Mombasa's music." Read more on User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.