TABU LEY ROCHEREAU

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Prolific Zairean musician who founded the groundbreaking Afrisa International in 1959.

Tabu Ley Rochereau (born Tabu Ley) is one of Africa's most influential vocalists and one of its most prolific songwriters. Since making his professional debut, in 1954, as a member of Joseph "Grand Kalle" Kabasele's band, African Jazz, Rochereau has written more than two thousand songs. Together with his band, Orchestre Afrisa International, which he formed in 1970, Rochereau has continued to play a major role in the shift from Congolese, Cuban, and Caribbean rumba to faster-paced soukous. Describing the musical approach of Rochereau and Orchestre Afrisa International, Wired World.3: The Global Netcast (http://www.hotwired.lycos.com) wrote, the group's "high-octane soukous continues to move audiences all over the world by weaving together elements of Zairean folk music such as the lokole (log drum), the soul and drive of R&B, Latin syncopation, digital percussion and synthesizers, silken harmonies, and the crystalline guitar
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TABU LEY ROCHEREAU Le Seigneur Rochereau Et L'African Fiesta National ‎: Tango Ya Ba Vieux Kalle N°2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Le Seigneur Rochereau Et L'African Fiesta National ‎: Tango Ya Ba Vieux Kalle N°2
African Fusion 1969
TABU LEY ROCHEREAU Rythme Soum Gueye album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rythme Soum Gueye
African Fusion 1980
TABU LEY ROCHEREAU Africa Worldwide album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Africa Worldwide
African Fusion 1996

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TABU LEY ROCHEREAU Le Seigneur Rochereau À L'Olympia album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Le Seigneur Rochereau À L'Olympia
African Fusion 1971
TABU LEY ROCHEREAU Le Seigneur Rochereau À L'Olympia Vol. 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Le Seigneur Rochereau À L'Olympia Vol. 2
African Fusion 1971
TABU LEY ROCHEREAU Extrait De L'Enregistrement Direct Au Festival Mondial Des Arts Negro-Africains De 1977 Au Square Tafawa Balewa Et Au National Théâtre De Lagos album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Extrait De L'Enregistrement Direct Au Festival Mondial Des Arts Negro-Africains De 1977 Au Square Tafawa Balewa Et Au National Théâtre De Lagos
African Fusion 1977
TABU LEY ROCHEREAU Seigneur Ley On Tour album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Seigneur Ley On Tour
African Fusion 1978

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TABU LEY ROCHEREAU Heart Of Zaire album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Heart Of Zaire
African Fusion 2001
TABU LEY ROCHEREAU The Voice of Lightness: Congo Classics 1961-1977 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Voice of Lightness: Congo Classics 1961-1977
African Fusion 2007
TABU LEY ROCHEREAU The Voice of Lightness, Volume 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Voice of Lightness, Volume 2
African Fusion 2010

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