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Cameroon: Manu Dibango's musical tribute to New Orleans

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Cameroon, Music

Scribbles from the Den writes about Manu Dibango's musical tribute [1] to New Orleans: “50 years after Manu Dibango begins music, he comes to his first loves, the jazz music, releasing a tribute album to Sidney Bechet, native to New Orleans bayou. A tribute to the ┬ź Cousin Sidney's ┬╗forgotten music, which is revisited by Manu Dibango in collaboration with the vibes player Dany Doriz. The music is characterized by tones coming from original instruments, and by interpretations which are full of humor and poetry…”