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Meet the Man Behind the Saxophone

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Shola Iyiola is a name that is synonymous with excellence in the world of music. An international award-winning saxophonist, Shola is on a mission to play and create music that captures and awakens the soul of its listeners. With his unique style sound, Shola has become a breath of creative fresh air in the contemporary music scene.

Born to Nigerian parents in Houston, Shola began playing drums at the age of 3. He started playing music professionally at the age of 18 and has since then been privileged to work with some of the biggest names in the Contemporary Jazz, Afro-beat and Gospel scene. His music creates an energizing and uplifting atmosphere every time he is privileged to stand before an audience.

What sets Shola apart from other musicians is his self-taught skills in multiple instruments, production, and songwriting. He is a multi-talented artist who has mastered the art of creating music that speaks to the soul. His music is a fusion of different genres, including jazz, afro-beat, gospel, and soul. It is this fusion that makes his sound unique.

Shola's passion for music is evident in every note he plays. He is a true artist who is dedicated to his craft and is always looking for ways to improve and evolve. His music is not just about entertaining his audience, but it is also about inspiring and uplifting them.

In a world where music has become more about commercial success than artistic expression, Shola Iyiola is a breath of fresh air. He is a true artist who is not afraid to take risks and push boundaries. His music is a testament to his talent, passion, and dedication to his craft.

"Music is such a powerful force. No matter what happens or where you find yourself in life, music is just as important as the air you breathe.

The soul of man, is always seeking freedom, from the worries of life. It's a great feeling to know that I can make people happy."


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