Adeyemi Joseph Adeosun popularly known as 'YEMISAX' a.k.a ”Nigerian Sax King’’ or AFRICA'S SAX ORACLE is one of Nigeria's best international saxophone player with dexterity that can be compared with the likes of world renowned saxophone players like Kenny G, Kirk Whalum, Dave koz, Gerald Albright, Najee etc.
He is the pioneer of Afro-hip-jazz in Nigeria because of his ability to fuse Hip-hop, jazz, and African rhythm together. He is popularly known for his sweet smooth jazz saxophone remixes of popular local and international tunes. He is the C.E.O of Yemisax Entertainment Empire in Nigeria, and also a UN youth ambassador for world peace.
Yemisax was born in the year 1981 in the city of Lagos Nigeria from the royal family of 'ADEOSUN' from Erin-Ijesha, Osun state. He is the last born of his mother out of 4 children. His mother is a school proprietress and an excellent soprano singer. His late father Prince S.A ADEOSUN was a retired banker who worked with bank of America and also savannah bank for 25 years. His father was a church organist, gospel musician, and composer who in the history happens to be the very first man to release Gospel music in Nigeria, leading the choir of Christ Apostolic Church Alagomeji yaba Lagos Nigeria.
Yemisax is a multi-instrumentalist, music producer, singer, song writer, Arranger, music instructor, studio engineer, and composer. He started as a little boy in Christ Apostolic Church C.A.C Oke iyanu by joining the junior choir where he was taught the basics of music, how to play the flute, violin, clarinet, and the Church organ. He later graduated into the senior choir where he held the position of a Church organist for a period of time.
After his secondary school education in Ajumoni secondary school, Lagos Nigeria, he studied computer engineering at the NIIT and later studied studio sound engineering. Yemisax also went to the Muson school of music to study more on theory of music and to perfect his skills in playing the piano, violin, and clarinet. He played professionally with the Muson Orchestra as a violinist and a clarinetist for few years then later picked up the saxophone in the year 1997.
He had his first working experience with the 'Compassion Band of Goldmyne Studios of Strong tower house in lagos Nigeria' owned by Captain Jide George and his wife Rev. mrs. Dele George.
Yemisax has done series of international music theory exams and still studying more. He released his first Debut saxophone instrumental album with his first jazz band "SPLASH BAND" which was produced by him in 2005 taking the lead role as a saxophonist in the album titled 'Flavour 1'
His 19 tracks second saxophone instrumental album which finally brought him to limelight was a solo album after he left the splash band to be a solo artist. The album was produced by him and was titled 'Saxophone Mood' in 2008.
Since then, because of his sweet inspiring tone and dexterity on saxophone, he has been rated the No.1 most popular Nigerian saxophonist performing in most of the top major events locally and internationally.
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