African Fiesta

African Fiesta

Top Songs

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Paquita
2
Tabalissimo

Albums

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Biography

The two-guitar front line of Tabu Ley Rochereau (born 1940) and Dr. Nico Kassanda (1938-1985) elevated African Fiesta to the forefront of Congolese dance music during the 1960s. Although only together for two years, the group's influence is felt. Formed in 1963, African Fiesta represented the vision of Rochereau, who had spent the previous four years with premier Congolese band African Jazz. The tension between Rochereau and Nico led to a split in 1965, with Rochereau, renaming ... Read more

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