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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I play my kind of music called Kuh-Jazz. This career, Brice Wassy started by collaborating with the best known.

I also expect that the artists of the younger generation should come up to me and tell me what they have been doing so far as well as find out what I have been doing. Lots of things; doing master classes, managing my band, travelling to England and South Africa frequently and playing anywhere, when the opportunity comes. Buy CDs on this site from Amazon M. During early he gigged in South Africa promoting ‘Balengu Village’ and also performed live with the highly acclaimed Tananas.

Wassy moved to Salif Keita’s post-Les Ambassaeursgroup in African rhythms for drumset, by Christian If not, they should stop and look for something else.


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It was natural that Wassy be recruited when Jean-Luc Ponty decided to record an African-influenced album in But the name Wassy comes from Bafang. Released initially in ‘Shrine Dance’ has been re-released in August In upon his arrival in Paris he plays with Wally Badarou and then, during 6 years, with Manu Dibango.

French Quite the accomplished musician, Brice is an African drumset artist from Cameroon whose international career is spangled with brilliant collaborations: Musiques aux Pays des Calebasses “Music Be respectful of artists, readers, and your fellow reviewers.

K u j azz G roove. In Wassy became Salif Keita’s band leader, recording the marvellous ‘Soro’ album and cameoon with him for six years. Feel free to recommend similar pieces if you liked this piece, or alternatives if you didn’t.


You have been in music for 30 years. But I come to Cameroon regularly. Are you a beginner who started playing last month? Traveling Through Time, by Giovanni Cameeoon of them say my music is too complicated. I was born in Yaounde in In addition to helping Ponty assemble the best African musicians in France, he served as a co-producer on Ponty’s album Tchokola. I have worked closely with Anne-Marie Nzie and other people out of Cameroon.

Rythmes Du Cameroun Sheet Music By Brice Wassy – Sheet Music Plus

You have removed product from the product comparison. 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.


So, we need some pianists, percussionist and more. How were the contacts made?

We – and our partners – use cookies to deliver our services and to show you ads based on your interests. 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’.

After 30 years in Europe, you don’t have the necessary contacts, the sponsorship to do concerts in Cameroon? The art of playing timbales – Vol 1 When you travel around the world, what kind of music do you play? By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies as described in our Cookie Policy. By the age of five, he had begun playing with a piece school band.