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The Cameroonian saxophonist, also influenced many musical genres.Manu Dibango , here in the year 1970
drew on a wide range of musical influences In the 1950s, he was the epicenter of the rumba-which formed The Foundation for the modern popular music of Africa.Getty image through jazz, I discovered all The Music I love, starting with the classic" Manu Dibango
But Dibango ' s First Love , jazz, and celebrates the virtuosity and calls for improvisation and cross-genre experiments.
"By the jazz I discovered all The Music I love, starting with the classic music".
It was a play best known for the saxophone, but he was a talented multi-instrumentalist, who could play the vibraphone and piano.
His father was a civil servant and His Mother a seamstress, the led was a Protestant women's Church choir several times a week.
Dibango went to the school to listen to the samples and it was there that he "caught the magical virus of music," he told the courier-the magazine of the year in 1991.
He would sing whenever he could, and he enjoyed the execution of His Mother 's sewing trainees, which they sang while they worked.Manu Dibango was sent to France to complete his studies
"Finally, the melodies that I learned was so much a part of me, and later, when I'm in France and listening to a Bach cantata, which I had learned, at the chapel, at first I thought that I was listening to music from the homeland. "
Dibango was sent to France as a 15-year-old to continue his education and studied classical piano, to the saxophone later on.
But as he started, clubs and neglects his studies, his parents stopped supporting him, forcing him to make music, to pay.Getty image Manu Dibango
Bornin Douala, Cameroon, 1933
Sent Franceat the Age Of 15 years school education
Worked under breast band leader, Joseph Kabasele, in Brussels, in the 1950s,
soul Makossa released in 1972
Released44 albums in his life
Diedin Paris after the conclusion of the contract coronavirus in the year 2020source: Rita Ray
moving to the Belgian capital of Brussels, in the 1950s, he found work at the Noir club. It was there he met Joseph Kabasele, also known as "Le Grand Kallé" - the revered Congolese musician who led Orchestre African Jazz, a band spawned numerous musical stars.
Impressed, the young Cameroonian is on the saxophone and piano, Kabasele took him under his wing, invites him Back To what the Democratic Republic of the Congo is now, where Dibango, he began refining his writing and producing skills.
In the late 1960s and in The Next ten years, he is the synthesis of his own unique sound, blending jazz, soul and funk with Cameroonian rhythms and melodies. He produced powerful new music, the evergreen club-favorites like the New bell and the Great beat.'I want to dance'
In 1972, he released The Song that would propel him to international stardom: Soul Makossa.
in fact, Soul Makossa, is believed by some to be The First disco Album.
The Song that inspired and influenced a plethora of artists and bands from across The Musical spectrum, from jazz greats such as Herbie Hancock , radio TERS Kool and The Gang to megastar Michael Jackson .
Dibango later, Jackson is accused of using a riff from Soul Makossa to Wanna Be Starting Something, the opener of the best-selling pop album of all time, Thriller.
Jackson decided the case out of Court .Beninois singer Angelique Kidjo (R) called Dibango, the "giant of African Music "
Salsa legends of Fania All-Stars, one of Nigeria's juju music maestro King Sunny Ade and Jamaica cutting-edge reggae duo Sly and Robbie, the number among the artists from different genres who were eager to work with him.
He seemed to never tire of music, and his 44 albums-publications over his long career, plus the many rumba-recordings, he worked as a proof of his commitment to the art.
in an interview with The Bbc in 2013 about his legacy, Dibango modestly Said , "when you are away it is Finished ", but his music will continue to be played and not to inspire people, his influence is still far from Finished .