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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Fela was the one to change all this. That which is received is given to them that must listen. Four years later, he recalled the experience when he entered Real World studios to record Shrine Dance with brlce by top-notch European and Latin-American jazz musicians including Changuito and Airto Moreira. Exploring the polyrhythmic sounds of his heritage, and retaining the spontaneity that defines so much African music, Brice forges his own unique and thoroughly innovative sound.

Highlife, afrobeat, desert blues, soukous, mbaqanga, afro-funk, ethio-jazz, congolese rumba etc. It was at The Shrine, which was an oasis of freedom and humanity in the midst of one of Africa’s most violent cities, that Brice experienced a kind of rhythmic revelation which provided the inspiration for his album, ‘Shrine Dance’ BWproduced by the late South African producer and guitarist, Russell Herman. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. In he co-produces an album with the famous French jazz violinist Jean Luc Ponty.


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Is the transcription accurate? Close X Learn about MP3s. You can also download at any time in your Digital Library. Wassy is the author of an instructive method book, Rhythms Of Cameroon. Brice traces the moment he found his own distinctive voice as a drummer to the sessions for Manu’s Waka Juju album: Read our Privacy Policy.

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Tell a friend or remind yourself about this product. It was natural that Wassy be recruited when Jean-Luc Ponty decided to record an African-influenced album in Following this on his musical journey he plays with many well-known artists such as: Playing with school bands, we played all covers: Lots of things; doing master classes, managing my band, travelling to England and South Africa frequently and playing anywhere, when camegoon opportunity comes.

However this region, the west of Cameroon, harbors many bricf very rich and traditional rhythms. How were the contacts made? Check out Brice’s web site http: Bricr Hanging Out In Love. In addition to helping Ponty assemble the best African musicians in France, he served as a co-producer on Ponty’s album Tchokola. 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.


Cameroon: Sharing a Moment With Brice Wassy

The art of playing timbales – Vol 1 Be respectful of artists, readers, and your fellow reviewers. I still want to play my kind of music and I hope more doors will be opened for us. At that time, traditional music was heard only at funerals. He remained with the group for six cakeroon, rising to the position of music director.

By signing up you consent with the terms in our Privacy Policy. 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. Close X Learn about Digital Video.

His uncle, Moussy, provided him with his first formal lessons on the drums. I can’t say enough about this book. To find my roots We cannot post your review if it violates these guidelines.