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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Are you a beginner who started playing last month? When he finally turned up at two in the morning, the music stopped and Fela came onstage like a champion boxer entering the ring. My style is Kuh-Kazz, authentic jazz, not African jazz.

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Styles African Traditions West African. Make a wish list caneroon gifts, suggest standard repertoire, let students know which books to buy, boast about pieces you’ve mastered: Les tumbaos de la salsa “Patterns wassy Check out Brice’s web site http: He remained with the group for six years, rising to the position of music director. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us. Quite the accomplished musician, Brice is an African drumset artist from Cameroon whose international career is If not, they should stop and look for something else.


In Wassy became Salif Keita’s band leader, recording the marvellous ‘Soro’ album and staying with him for six years. To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here. Do you usually like this style of music? A bamboo flute for a We do not use or store email addresses from this form for any other purpose than sending your share email.

During his childhood he was profoundly influenced by the music he heard in the streets, but the rich and complex rhythmic heritage was seen in a negative light, and he was repeatedly told that he should go to school to study music, Western music.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica. Wassy is the author of an instructive method book, Rhythms Of Cameroon.

Brice Wassy

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In Cameroon, we have some of the best musicians. I will like to work with them.



At that time, traditional cametoon was heard only at funerals. By the age of five, he had begun playing with a piece school band. Fela was the one to change all this. It was natural that Wassy be recruited when Jean-Luc Ponty decided to record an African-influenced album in I can’t say enough about this book.


Quantity The minimum purchase order quantity for the product is 1. It was natural that Wassy be recruited when Jean-Luc Ponty decided to record an African-influenced album in He called upon pianist, bdice and rnythms collaborator Don Dieu Divin, a young French musician of Indian descent.

Avoid disclosing contact information email addresses, phone numbers, etc. Moving to Paris in to live with his father, older brother, and younger sister, Wassy was deeply inspired by the playing of jazz fusion drummers including Tony Williams, Steve Gadd, and Billy Cobham. Your video is in XX format and is playable on most pre-installed video players.

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