Les Tambours de Brazza – TandalaTandala” across Europe on the 29th of April, release in Canada will be scheduled to coincide with their summer tour there. The French tour starts in May and will include festival dates at the Docks des Suds, Nuit d’Afrique and the Paléo Festival, dates have been scheduled through to July with more gigs to be confirmed. The group was brought together in 1991 by drummer, percussionist and author/composer, Emile Biyaenda who had been working in reggae, jazz and traditional music ensembles. Les Tambours fuse heritage with modernity: traditional instruments give the bass-guitar and congas a jazz-like resonance.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.