Abakuya

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Abakuya - Worldmusic ethno-fusion Live Act in Paris

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National shape throughout Cameroon, Francois is also comedian and having attended numerous courses by the Goethe Institute and the Yaounde French Cultural Centre in Yaounde.

Professional comedian, Francois has worked with several theater companies in Cameroon and a long affair with the theatrical company Eyala pena, a company of itinerant theater.

Music score, François always works projects.
His first musical project Otoulbaka: http://www.myspace.com/otoulbaka has represented Cameroon has several venues and festivals between 1980 and 2001.

Since 2003, the company Comedien Needless theater of the city of Amiens, Francis did not loose his dream of promotionner traditional instruments Ekang culture ....

In 2005, he made a Abakuya grace musical project meeting in Switzerland with an Australian bassist (Jimi Sofo) http://www.myspace.com/abakuya
This project will be born two discs including:

- Primitive love in 2008 (13 tracks)
- Ep Abakuya in 2010 (06 titles)

Francois works with different artists in different projects. (Painters, Musicians, performers ...)
Brice Wassy (Cameroon) Madesheerkhan (France), Caroline Chive (France) Hilaire Penda (Cameroon), Riad Abdelgawad (Egypt) ... and many more.

Francois also offers workshops on pace with the (nkul) ...
. Author of two books and bilingual editions released in the illustrious tales harmattan Francois also working on harvesting stories, rites and fables sings its culture Ekang (southern Cameroon)
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François is a storyteller , musician and actor Cameroon . It offers entertainment , music workshops and a concert can do solo or with his group Abakuya or "Minsili" musical project.
His website:
www.abakuya.net
Http :/ / www.youtube.com / Abakuya
http://www.myspace.com/abakuya
Thank you for your response .
Regards,
Abakuya

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Armed mostly instruments inherited from his ancestors Ekang , man surrenders Cultures energy sounds, words. Music to the body , it leaves vibrate, dance in it, rhythms , vibrations , sensations ...

 He climbs projects towards its Natal Cameroon (Festivals , Concerts, setting-up of a Cultural Place in Sangmelima ) .
- Training workshops for young audiences and adults.
- Collaborates also in Projects Theatre, Conte , group , film,
- Participate in artistic creations with other companies and Cultural Actors and elsewhere .

- Promoter instruments endangered ( Mvet , Ngomo , Snail Shell , Fang Flute or pygmy Arc mouth ( nkul " or tam tam call " Nkeng " bell or talking ,
François up and down in a specific order to share its culture to the greatest number of good atmosphere and live work.

It remains open to any proposal for artistic collaboration.

- His Abakuya musical project is a collaboration with a talented Australian artist Jimi Sofo .

Discography :
- Primitive Love 2008
- Abakuya Ep 2010
The project website:
http://www.abakuya.net

Booking Concert:
http://www.optiasso.fr/catalogue-artistes/musiques-du-monde/abakuya/
Booking Storytelling and music ...
http://www.optiasso.fr/catalogue-artistes/humour-conte-theatre/kpwele-kpwele-essindi-contes/

François Essindi, musician / artist Cameroon (personal website: abakuya.net) give the LAM Thursday, April 10 at 14h a seminar-concert violin Mvet, a traditional instrument of Cameroon. Anxious to show the world the traditional instruments of his country, François uses modern methods of violin and causes original musical encounters with musicians from classical Western instruments to give this instrument a new way that can ensure its sustainability . During this seminar, we explain François choices that evolution has done for Mvet, both on a technical and financial level, and invite other musicians to join him in different musical improvisations.
 
Expected duration: from 1h30 to 2h

... With tribal instruments amplified as enchanting view to the ears, Abakuya opens an innovative musical genre:
This is a true urban tribal trance. With original compositions and some interpretations of traditional songs, a combination of folklore Cameroon, Australia and the world.
It is traditional music in a contemporary format. what makes the music of this group more accessible to people around the world.

National shape throughout Cameroon, Francois is also comedian and having attended numerous courses by the Goethe Institute and the Yaounde French Cultural Centre in Yaounde.

Professional comedian, Francois has worked with several theater companies in Cameroon and a long affair with the theatrical company Eyala pena, a company of itinerant theater.

Music score, François always works projects.
His first musical project Otoulbaka: http://www.myspace.com/otoulbaka has represented Cameroon has several venues and festivals between 1980 and 2001.

Since 2003, the company Comedien Needless theater of the city of Amiens, Francis did not loose his dream of promotionner traditional instruments Ekang culture ....

In 2005, he made a Abakuya grace musical project meeting in Switzerland with an Australian bassist (Jimi Sofo) http://www.myspace.com/abakuya
This project will be born two discs including:

- Primitive love in 2008 (13 tracks)
- Ep Abakuya in 2010 (06 titles)

Francois works with different artists in different projects. (Painters, Musicians, performers ...)
Brice Wassy (Cameroon) Madesheerkhan (France), Caroline Chive (France) Hilaire Penda (Cameroon), Riad Abdelgawad (Egypt) ... and many more.

Francois also offers workshops on pace with the (nkul) ...
. Author of two books and bilingual editions released in the illustrious tales harmattan Francois also working on harvesting stories, rites and fables sings its culture Ekang (southern Cameroon)

Contact: Francois Essindi, 56 bis rue des market gardeners 75020 Paris.

National shape throughout Cameroon, Francois is also comedian and having attended numerous courses by the Goethe Institute and the Yaounde French Cultural Centre in Yaounde.

Professional comedian, Francois has worked with several theater companies in Cameroon and a long affair with the theatrical company Eyala pena, a company of itinerant theater.

Music score, François always works projects.
His first musical project Otoulbaka: http://www.myspace.com/otoulbaka has represented Cameroon has several venues and festivals between 1980 and 2001.

Since 2003, the company Comedien Needless theater of the city of Amiens, Francis did not loose his...

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Past Gigs Abakuya

  • 12 | 2014 Montreuil Francois Essindi en concert, Ekang TAG Experiences...
  • 10 | 2014 Paris Minsili en concert au Kfe des adherents
  • 10 | 2014 WebShow Francois Essindi en Solo
  • 10 | 2014 Mediatheque Aussillon Stry tellung by Francois Essindi
  • 05 | 2014 Ivry-sur-seine François Essindi en Concert a l'Annexe
  • 04 | 2014 Paris Trad's Instruments meeting-concert
  • 04 | 2014 Paris François Essindi en concert à Paris
  • 04 | 2014 Montreuil François Essindi en Concert au BIDULE
  • 02 | 2014 Paris Abakuya en concert
  • 01 | 2014 Bagnolet Festival le Cameroun à Bagnolet
  • 01 | 2014 NICE Contes et Musiques du Cameroun.
  • 11 | 2013 Paris Abakuya en concert à Paris
  • 10 | 2013 Paris 20 Abakuya en concert au Foufou Club

Discography Abakuya

  • 2010 Abakuya EP | Auto prod
  • 2008 Primitive love Album | Auto prod

Media

  • Video modern slavery By Abakuya T...
  • Video esclavageModernLow
  • Sound Ezeng
  • Sound Abakuya-White Mann dance
  • Sound Modern Slavery
  • Sound Fila Akpwel

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Origin

  • Paris FR

Founded

  • 2006

Members

  • Jimi Bass player
  • François Singer and trad Harps player
  • Manu Batterie

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