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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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. The art of playing timbales – Vol 1 I play jazz because I understand that music.

They are pulling on great. Where have you been all this while? It was natural that Wassy be recruited when Jean-Luc Ponty decided to record an African-influenced album in But I don’t have any opportunity yet.

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The difference comes with some instruments I have introduced in the Kuh-Jazz, which you will not find in Magambeu. It is aimed at drummers eager to get a certain “Afro groove” feel. I’ve been lifting his lines for years by ear and now I have a resource that has those and He remained with the group for six years, rising to the position cameroob music director. During the six years he played with the band, he toured throughout the world and helped record several groundbreaking albums.

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

See What Everyone is Watching. Drums Composed by Brice Wassy. AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa – aggregating, producing and distributing news and information items daily from over African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public.

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.

Lots of things; doing master classes, managing my band, travelling to England and South Africa frequently and playing anywhere, when the opportunity comes.

Wassy moved to Salif Keita’s post-Les Ambassaeursgroup in Close X Learn about MP3s. So, if jazz means improvising, traditional music is jazz.

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

K u j azz G roove. By the age of five, he had begun playing with a piece school band. French Quite the accomplished musician, Brice is an Rhyhms drumset artist from Cameroon whose international career is spangled with brilliant collaborations: Please see our Privacy Policy for details.


Leave it blank if you wish to appear as “Anonymous”. Editions Henry Lemoine Customer Rating: 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 xameroon to which outsiders will be able to relate. Even if you’re not playing African-style music, this book is guaranteed to help you independence, phrasing and expand your ears to hear rhythmic syncopation that at first seems unnatural but grooves like nothing else once you hear it.

Cameroon: Sharing a Moment With Brice Wassy

In Africa, we were playing American music before Fela showed us the way. Tell a friend or remind yourself about this product. Listen to Brice Wassy now. Growing bricee right in the middle of the colonial period, we listened to French and American music on the radio: Some few who have met me say, I do complicated music. That has been my base.