Manu Dibango

Bio

Avec son saxo, ses lunettes noirs et son crâne rasé il est l'un des pionniers de l'Afro jazz. Une renommée internationale. "Quand une carrière est longue, elle est faite forcément en dents de scie : il y a des bons et des mauvais moments. L'essentiel, c'est que j'ai survécu à toutes ces épreuves. Tu commences par être un petit musicien, ensuite si tu as la chance tu deviens un peu plus connu, puis chef d'orchestre, puis arrangeur, puis accompagnateur de grands artistes. Puis de musicien tu deviens artiste - c'est ce qui m'est arrivé avec "Soul Makossa" en 1973. Donc j'ai eu de la chance. Et d'abord la chance de venir en France, d'être né dans une famille qui avait les moyens de me payer des études en métropole. Et la chance que mes parents me payent des leçons de musique. C'étaient des parents qui m'aimaient. Si tu peux vivre par ta passion, et que tu travailles avec ça, c'est du bonheur. Mais attention au mot bonheur : il y a beaucoup d'épines dans le bonheur. Il faut comprendre ce que c'est d'avoir de la chance : ça coûte cher, la liberté."

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Coconut
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Iron Wood
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Jungle Riders
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Wilderness
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Aphrodite Shake
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Zoom 2000
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Ba-Kuba
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Out of Score
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Walking to Waza
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African Pop Session
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Soul Saxes Meeting
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Groovy Flute
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Douala Serenade
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Cosita Linda
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El Paralitico
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Promesa
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Quizas, Quizas, Quizas
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Yerberito
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Cerisiers Roses Et Pommiers Blancs
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Son de la Loma
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Rumba Makossa
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Carnaval
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Cielito Lindo
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Aloko Party
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Dasiko
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Soir au village
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Big Blow
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Abele Dance
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Poinciana
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Oh Koh!
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Ah freak sans fric
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Sun Explosion
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Africadelic
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Ekedi
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Soul Makossa
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Besoka on Salsa
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Camp Yabassi Echoes
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Goro City
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Moreira Chonguica
Night and Day
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Moreira Chonguica
Blues for Africa
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Cuarteto Patria
Manisero 1
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Reggae Makossa
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Soul Makossa (Manu Version)
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Super Kumba
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A la claire fontaine
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Africa Boogie
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Bessoka (Version courte)
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All of Me
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Funny Valentine
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Ami Oh! (Feat. Angelique Kidjo & Papa Wemba)
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Hi Life (Feat. King Sunny Ade)
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Wakafrika
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Ca va chouïa
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Diarabi (feat. Bonga, Touré Kunda)
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Pata Pata (feat. Kaïssa Doumbé)
04:03
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Jingo (feat. King Sunny Ade)
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Emma (feat. Salif Keita)
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Wakafrika
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Biko (feat. Alex Brown, Peter Gabriel, Ladysmith Black Mambazo & Geoffrey Oryema)
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Soul Makossa (feat. Youssou N'Dour)
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Soul Makossa
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Wambele
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Lagos go slow
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Nostalgie
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Monique Séka
Plus jamais Ebola, pt. 2 (Extended Version)
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Plus jamais Ebola, pt. 1 (Extended Version)
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Plus jamais Ebola (Radio Edit)
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L'été indien
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When a Man Loves a Woman
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Ode to Billie Joe
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Killing Me Softly With His Song
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Le sud
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Maladie d'amour
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Wema Africa
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The Panther
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In the Midnight Hour
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I Got You (I Feel Good)
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Soul Makossa
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Blue Moon
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Over the rainbow
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What a wonderful world
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Coupé décalé
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Cheikh Lo
Shakara/Lady (Part Two)
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Elimb’a Dikalo
04:06
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Moving Waves
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African Carnaval
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Soul Fiesta
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CMDouala, Cameroon
In operation since: 
1973

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