Folorunso David Jayeola

Lecturer II

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Programme Music
Department Music
Faculty Humanities

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Folorunso David Jayeola currently serves as Lecturer II at the Department of Music,Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria. He is currently on his Ph.D at Sorbonne University, Paris. He obtained his MastersDegree in African Ethnomusicology at the University of Nigeria in the year 2014. His research interest includes African ethnomusicology, Performance, and Choir management / Directing. F.D.Jayeola, is currently an Assistant General Secretary of the COMEN – Conference of Music Educators in Nigeria. He has also published in reputable journals both local and international. He has 6 years of working experience before proceeding for studies in Paris. In addition to Yoruba and Igbo language, he could communicate and write in other two international languages: English and French.
S/N Institutions attended degree(s) awarded year
1 University of Nigeria, nsukka masters 2014
2 university of nigeria, nsukka b.a (hons.) 2010
3 federal college of education, abeokuta, ogune-state n.ce. 2017


research interests

1 african ethnomusicology
2 performance
3 choir management / directing


Membership of professional bodies

1 associtaion of nigeriam musicologist
2 conference of music educators in nigeria
3 french society of ethnomusicology
4 institute of research in ethnomusicology, sorbonne


1 jayeola, f.D. (2015).

indeginous music in nigeria: it’s role towards national development

2 jayeola, f.D. (2018).

Traditional music in nigeria: bata drum in perspective,5

3 jayeola, f.D. (2019).

Building an Effectice church music in nigeria: the role of a music director

4 Jayeola, F. D. (2016).

A Systematic Approach to the Techniques of Constructing Dundun. COMEN- Conference of Music Educator in Nigeria. Pg. 80 – 93


5 Jayeola, F. D. (2015).  “Music Skills and Technology Development in Nigeria.” Awka Journal of research in Music and the Arts. Pg135-145


6 Jayeola, F.D. (2014). African Music and the Problem of Cultural Identity: The Nigerian Perspective. Modeling Nigerian Education for Achievement of Vision 20:2020. Pg. 199-215




1 jayeola, F.d , Akintunde, O.S & Ugwu, F.A. (2019)

Archive, documentation and ethnomusicology in nigeria

2 jayeola, f.d& nwonye, G. (2019)

gloalizing nigerian music: emergin issues

3 Nnamani,S.N&JAYEOLA, F.D. (2016) Highlife Music Christian religious Practices in Nigeria: Impact on National Development. Music Scholarship and Performance Challenges in 21st Century Africa – Critical Resource Book in Honor of EmerobomeIdolor.Pg. 125-135



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