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’m a drummer, a percussionist, composer and an arranger. Buy CDs on this site from Amazon M. 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. After 30 years in Europe, you don’t have the necessary contacts, the sponsorship to do concerts in Cameroon?

His generation were attracted to music from abroad, funk and soul by the likes of Otis Redding and Ray Charles.

Rhythms of Cameroon – Brice Wassy – (Book + CD)

Jazz Latin New Age. Les rythmes du Mandeng “Mandinka Released initially in ‘Shrine Dance’ has been re-released in August Sexy Trippy All Moods.


Is it a good teaching tool? AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Top Songs See All. I play my kind of music called Kuh-Jazz.

cwmeroon Quite the accomplished musician, Brice is an African drumset artist from Cameroon whose international career is You consent to our cookies and privacy policy if you continue to use this site. May be we need to set up a music institute. You know, it was incredible how Billy Cobham did his rolls. By the age of five, he had begun playing with a piece school band. My style is Kuh-Kazz, authentic jazz, not African jazz.

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Editions Henry Lemoine Customer Rating: During the six years he played with the band, he toured throughout the world and helped record several groundbreaking albums. Those in the music business across the world know that. The difference comes with some instruments I have introduced in the Kuh-Jazz, which you will not find in Magambeu. Nourish your brainpower and understand that death is nourished by life, that life is carried forth by death.

Cameeoon Africa, we were playing American music before Fela showed us the way. That is why they wasey me.

Rythmes Du Cameroun

If they broce that they want to do music, they have to begin dreaming about it. We should all think about it. During the six years he played with the band, he toured throughout the world and helped record several groundbreaking albums.


You can also listen to your MP3 at any time in your Digital Library. Recorded in Cameroon this album reveals Wassy digging deeper into his personal and musical history, and although Balengu isn’t the village where Wassy grew up it is the family heartland and home to three of Wassy’s wsasy.

Cameroon: Sharing a Moment With Brice Wassy

Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct. I’m not forcing her into music.

Close X Music Lists. Do you like the artist? I still want to play my kind of music and I hope more doors will be opened for us. Brice Wassy View on Apple Music. He remained with the group for six years, rising to the position of music director.