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Known as the “King of 6/8 Rhythm,” Brice Wassy has had a profound effect on the music of West Africa. The former bandleader for Manu Dibango and Salif Keita. Brice Wassy has been the most in-demand drummer on the African and World This is classical jazz material adapted to traditional Cameroonian rhythms. Take a look at the complex rhythmic heritage that Cameroon offers. Brice Wasssy is a versitle and musical force who shares his methods and insight in this great.

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This career, Brice Wassy started by collaborating with the best known. Listen to Waesy Wassy now. I play jazz because I understand that music. They are pulling on great. It was natural that Wassy be recruited when Jean-Luc Ponty decided to record an African-influenced album in Brice took the opportunity to bring together some of the best Paris-based African musicians and co-produced the album, which came to bear the name of one of his compositions, ‘Tchokola’.

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By the age of five, he had begun playing with a piece school band.

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I go to the village to draw inspiration and commune with my ancestors. Is it a good teaching tool? Nourish your brainpower and understand that death is nourished by life, that life is carried forth by death. By the age of five, Brice was already playing in a fifteen piece school band and he’s been constantly involved with music ever since.

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Four years later, he recalled the experience when he entered Real World studios to record Shrine Dance with accompaniment by top-notch European and Latin-American jazz musicians including Changuito and Airto Moreira. Paris and outskirts famous jazz clubs.

Rythmes Du Cameroun

Sorry but your review could not be submitted, please verify the form and try again. He remained with the group for six years, rising to the position of music director.

Fela was the one to change all this. That has been my base. My daughter, 21, plays the piano and sings.

Les rythmes du Mandeng “Mandinka But I don’t have any opportunity yet. One may say that they will everlastingly be jazz. Please see our Privacy Policy for details. That which is received is given to them that must listen.


Technique is very important, but at a certain point you must start playing your own music and, eventually I realised that Brive had something different of camsroon own,” he says.

The Makossa rhythm is the most renowned music from Cameroon known throughout France and interpreted by world famous artists such as Manu Dibango. I just follow what is good for me. Top Songs See All. It was natural that Wassy be recruited when Jean-Luc Ponty decided to record an African-influenced album in I live on my music. While the late Fela Kuti claimed that Wassy “opened our minds with the militancy of his message and our hearts to the rhythms of Afrobeat,” www.

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After 30 years in Europe, you don’t have the necessary contacts, the sponsorship to do concerts in Cameroon? This name will appear next to your review.