Emmanuel “Manu” N’Djoké Dibango born 12 December 1933 is a Cameroon saxophonist and vibraphone player. He developed a musical style fusing jazz, funk and traditional Cameroon music
Originally trained in classical piano, his musical career began in Brussels and Paris in the 1950s. 1960 finds him in Congo as a member of African Jazz led by Joseph Kabasele.
He formed his own band in Cameroon in 1963, moving to Paris in 1965. His international breakthrough came in 1972 with Soul Makossa
Africa Festival 2013
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