• Concert TAG Ekang Music Experiences... Francois Essindi

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    Looking concerts or people to work with me to find gigs.
    I am a Cameroonian musician. I play traditional instruments of the equatorial forest !: A string (Mvet, Ngomo) A traditional wind harps: (pygmies flutes, leaves, Arc of mouth ...)
    Percussion: nkul (Tam tam call) Ngom (long drum) Bodily (Snail Shell and hazelnut) and body percussion.
    I also Storyteller and actor.
    self-taught luthier, I especially tinkers traditional instruments (Equatorial Central Africa) Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Cameroon ...

    Musically, I've always worked in the project, my first musical project Otoulbaka: http://www.myspace.com/otou..., represented Cameroon at several venues and festivals in the world between 1980 and 2001.
    Since 2003, the company of actor theater Needless to the city of Amiens, I did not let my dream of promoting culture through traditional instruments of my Ekang culture.
    Traditional harps (Mvet, Ngomo) and others, tells the Snail Shell, pygmy flutes, nkul ...
    In 2005, I initiated the musical project Abakuya through a meeting in Switzerland with an Australian bassist (Jimi Sofo) http://www.myspace.com/abakuya
     This project will be born two disc auto production including:
    - Primitive Love 2008
    - Ep Abakuya in 2010

    I have collaborated with different artists time and benefited from experiences in various cultural projects. (Painting, Music, African tales, theater, performences ...) Brice Wassy (Cameroon) Madesheerkhan (France) Caroline Chivé (France) Hilaire Penda (Cameroon) Abdelgawad Riad (Egypt), Françoise Claudine (France) Sally Nyolo (France) Nathalie Durand (France) and many others.
    Apart from concerts, I offer workshops on rhythm, storytelling and dramatic art.
    Author of four books of bilingual and illustrated tales out by Editions L'Harmattan
    I work on the harvest of these tales, rituals and sing fable of Ekang Culture (south Cameroon) throughout my travels ...

    In order to promote cultural and Ekang endangered instruments, I make in a Paris workshop (Rue Sedaine), some of these instruments to make them credible. I am going to meet the artists and the modern instruments to share my experience and my culture to the greatest number.
    It is from these meetings will be born as my current project:
    "Francois and Essindi Latag Ekang Music Experiences ..."
    This project brings together musicians from all backgrounds, machinery and instruments.
    So I work with using the Akiba association for all contracts and also on a project to establish a place
    Cultural Cameroon.
    My website: www.abakuya.net
    My email: abakuya@gmail.com
    Tel: 06 95 67 28 15
    I remain your disposal for any result.
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    • Essai 1- Renaissance du Mvet, par François Essindi - Duration: 13 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      François Essindi, musicien/artiste Camerounais (site personnel : www.abakuya.net), avait donné au LAM (Laboratoire acoustique de la Musique) à Paris, le jeudi 10 avril 2014 à 14h un séminaire-conce...
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