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Franco - Franco And His All Powerful OK Jazz flac album

Franco - Franco And His All Powerful OK Jazz flac album
  • Performer Franco
  • Title Franco And His All Powerful OK Jazz
  • Date of release 1985
  • Style Soukous
  • Other formats MP2 VQF MMF VOX ADX RA FLAC
  • Genre World & Folk & Country
  • Size MP3 1557 mb
  • Size FLAC 1536 mb
  • Rating: 4.4
  • Votes: 642

Watch now Franco's video clip of album "Franco And His All Powerful OK Jazz". OK Jazz, later renamed TPOK Jazz (short for Tout Puissant Orchestre Kinshasa, "all-powerful Kinshasa orchestra"), was a soukous band from the Democratic Republic of the Congo established in 1956 and fronted by Franco. The group disbanded in 1993, but reformed in 1996. Franco and his band Tout Puissant OK Jazz were the foremost practitioners (and transformers) of rumba Congolaise, arguably the most popular music in Africa, but Franco is still largely unknown in the US and non-francophone Europe, even among aficionados of "world music. He barely toured the US, never sang in English and rarely adapted his music to international tastes, in part a reflection of his agreement with the government policy of Authenticitie.

Franco & His All Powerful TPOK Jazz.

Franco and his band Tout Puissant OK Jazz were the foremost practitioners (and transformers) of rumba Congolaise, arguably the most popular music in Africa, but Franco is still largely unknown in the US and non-francophone Europe, even among aficionados of "world music. Called the Sorcerer of the Guitar, for more than 30 years, Franco and OK Jazz sang about relationships, personal conflicts, death and.

Franco's weight may have grown in the seventies but in the eighties Franco and TPOK Jazz became larger in many ways. The more than thirty members actually functioned as two bands: a touring band and one that played Franco's club in Kinshasha. The lengths of the songs grew until they filled a side of an LP: Ten of the thirteen songs included here top the ten-minute mark. It is a sad ending for a man who proclaimed his band "all-powerful" and produced music that brought so much joy to so many people.

OK Jazz, later renamed TPOK Jazz (short for Tout Puissant Orchestre Kinshasa, "all-powerful Kinshasa orchestra"), was a soukous band from the Democratic Republic of the Congo established in 1956 and fronted by Franco. The group disbanded in 1993. YouTube Encyclopedic. During the 1970s Franco and TPOK Jazz consolidated their position as one of the two giants of Congolese popular music, along with Grand Kalle & l'African Jazz. TPOK Jazz was staging concerts all over Africa, including places like Chad and Sudan. The band's finances also improved tremendously. Franco brought on board the composer/vocalist Sam Mangwana.

In 1955 Franco formed a band that debuted in the OK Bar. The following year the band was renamed OK Jazz in honour of the place it had begun. And then, another change to Tout Puissant . Jazz) (which means The Almighty . Jazz) He died in 1989, resulting in four days of national mourning in Zaire. Franco" Luambo Makiadi And His . Jazz – Live Recording of the Afro European Tour Volume 2 (LP, album). Franco" Luambo Makiadi & His . Jazz – Live Recording of the Afro European Tour. Soki Odefi Zongisa (LP, album). Franco Et Sam Mangwana Avec Le . Jazz – Franco Et Sam Mangwana Avec Le . Franco & Tabu Ley – Choc Choc Choc 1983 De Bruxelles A Paris.

Tracklist

1 Chacun Pour Soi
2 Adieu, Je M'en Vais

Credits

  • Producer – Roland Francis