The talented Guadeloupean saxophonist is defined above all as a jazzman, full of influences from Africa, the West Indies, soul, jazz, funk.
His project "Soné Ka La", released in 2005, is one of the masterpieces of Gwoka jazz, having been played in 23 countries and on all continents. After a residency at the Artchipel National Scene of Guadeloupe, he will propose "Soné Ka La 2".
New compositions by Jacques Shwarz Bart that will highlight talents that shine internationally: Malika Tirolien, Sonny Troupé, Arnaud Dolmen, Grégory Privat, and Reggie Washington.
True banner of an African youth whose thirst for freedom and change is embodied by his commitment, Tiken Jah Fakoly, hero of modern reggae, is the loudspeaker of a whole continent. Originally from Ivory Coast, since 1994, he has built a wild, meaningful work, a subtle blend of arrogance and music enameled with shattering statements on international politics. Threatened, forced into exile for speaking too loudly, the Ivorian artist is a genuine committed artist who celebrates 25 years of career.
Born in the small farming town of Edenton, in the southern US, Big Daddy Wilson lived a simple and happy childhood, raised by his mother and grandmother. From working in the cotton fields to recognizing his musical career, he conquered the Atlantic and settled in Europe; it is in Germany that he discovers the blues. In 2009, with the album "Love is the Key", he affirms his unique, powerful and warm style.
In 1984, year of the death of Vélo, drum master, Akiyo is an association based on the association law of 1901 and was baptized "cultural movement". Akiyo, since its founding, has positioned itself as a militant of cultural resistance. It takes over the music of the left-behind society (music mas a senjan). The band never stopped denouncing the repression, the social malaise, the colonialism, the wars, the evils of this world.
Akiyo Mizik, the musical formation, made his first show, in 1988, with more than 80 musicians on stage
The undeniable star of reggae, already known as one of the most interesting of his generation, acquires a solid reputation with his album "Contagious". Released in 2009, it is filled with hits such as "Contagious", "Star A New", "Superman" or "Good Girl Gone Bad". Tarrus Riley is one of the first to revive conscious reggae after the breathless New Roots movement in the early 2000s.