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In the steps of Bembeya Jazz




Name: In the steps of Bembeya Jazz

Country: Burkina Faso

Year of publication: 2007

Format: BetaSP

Color: color

Language : OF franz. m. dt. UT

Duration: 52 Minuten

Direction: Diallo, Abdoulaye

Camera: Vink, Gidéon

Editing: Vink, Gidéon

Actor: Bamba, Bakary; Henri, Serges; Komboudri, Abdoulaye; Par, Georgette


In 1961, in a little village in the middle of the Guinean tropical forest, a music band is born. This band will soon become one of the biggest orchestras of modern Africa. It is Bembeya Jazz. This orchestra, symbolizing the Guinean revolution of Ségou Touré, managed to rock the whole African continent with their music. Forty years later, we go back to its roots. Besides the difficulties, the “Bembeya mystery” is still alive: the legend continues!