Thu-Zaina

Thu-Zaina

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The classic orchestral music of the Congo was linked to the modern sounds of the rumba by Thu Zahina. Inspired by the music of Franco's TPOK Jazz and Tabu Ley's Africa Jazz, the group took a further step towards contemporary music. Formed by college students (aged 17 to 19), Thu Zahina was encouraged by older students, studying in Belgium, who had formed a band, Los Nickelos, in 1966. The group's sound featured vocalists Abeli Kelly, Dennis and Bruno Bonyome, Biluala Hendryx, Ju... Read more

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