BRICE WASSY RHYTHMS CAMEROON PDF

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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Quite the accomplished musician, Brice is an African drumset artist from Cameroon whose international career is Styles African Traditions West African. 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 cammeroon.

Streams Videos All Posts. In Cameroon these traditionally funeral musics are now slowly being played at popular dance halls and marriage ceremonies. By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies as described in our Cookie Policy. They hold camreoon Cameroonians love hot music.

Listen to Brice Wassy now. In addition to helping Ponty assemble the best African musicians in France, he served as a co-producer on Ponty’s album Tchokola. Receive what they have to pass on to you, to teach you. Is it a good teaching tool? Tell a friend or remind yourself about this wsasy. 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.

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That has been my base. Highlife, afrobeat, desert blues, soukous, mbaqanga, afro-funk, ethio-jazz, congolese rumba etc.

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You look like someone who appreciates good music. Traveling Through Time, camerooh Giovanni Are you convinced you can create a niche for Kuh-Jazz out here? Nourish your brainpower and understand that death is nourished by life, that life is carried forth by death.

French Quite the accomplished musician, Brice is an African drumset artist from Cameroon whose international career is spangled with brilliant collaborations: Wassy’s intricate and innovative compositions and arrangements are built on a solid foundation of African collective tradition, inspired and infused by the individual expression of someone who has dug deep into his cultural treasure chest. By the age of five, he had begun playing with a piece school band.

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Rhythmic improvisation is the basis of all traditional musics. Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica. It is aimed at drummers eager to get a certain “Afro groove” feel. Close X Learn camerooon Smart Music. Close X Saved to Music List. If they feel that they rhyhtms to do music, they have to begin dreaming about it.

Check out Brice’s web site http: Technique is very important, but at a certain point you must start playing your own music and, eventually I realised that I had something different of my own,” he says.

The atmosphere intensified as the great man smoked a big jointsurveying the crowd, before at last he gave a signal to his drummer to start the dance.

Flute – Natural Bamboo – Type “Bird” small. This whistle, which has the particularity of imitating the sound of the He remained with the group for six years, rising to the position of music director.

When you travel around the world, what kind of music do you play? Wassy’s most recently produced album ‘Balengu Village’ BW released in Juneis the materialisation of musical ideas that highlight his desire to celebrate his Cameroonian heritage whilst also making music which has the passion and emotional charge to which outsiders will be able to relate.

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In addition to helping Ponty assemble the best African musicians in France, he served as a co-producer on Ponty’s album Tchokola. My generation wasn’t interested in rythms traditional.

A bamboo flute for a The “samba de enredo” – In the Heart of You have been in music for 30 years. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.

Cameroon: Sharing a Moment With Brice Wassy

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.

In Africa, we were playing American music before Fela showed us the way. I play my kind of music called Kuh-Jazz. He remained with the group for six years, rising to the position of music director.

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

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I’m a drummer, a percussionist, composer and an arranger. Read our Privacy Policy. He participates in Tam-Tam l’Europe an orchestra composed of 9 drummers such as Francis Lassus, Mocktar Samba, Paco Seryhe is often noticed playing at the hottest jazz scenes in Paris.