Includes unlimited streaming of roots of ok jazz via the free bandcamp app, plus highquality download in mp3, flac and more. Tpok jazz, short for tout puissant orchestre kinshasa, literally meaning the allpowerful kinshasa band in french, originally known as ok jazz, was a congolese rumba band, founded by jean serge essous and francois luambo makiadi in the 1950s. Franco, le tp ok jazz 1972 1973 1974 full album youtube. Franco luambo makambo ezali grave, makambo ezali minene. Franco makiadi luambo non stop mix legendary compilation. Originators of the modern congolese sound, franco revolutionized modern african music, releasing hundreds of records, training hundreds of musicians and achieving an african superstar status. Part of franco s appeal lay in his winning looks and common man accessibility, but as much as this, he was known for his inventive guitar style. All ok jazz lyrics sorted by popularity, with video and meanings. Tpok jazz, members band members, guitarists, history.
Jazz 1986 youtube franco le tp ok jazz makambo ezali bourreau duration. Known for his mastery of rumba, he was nicknamed the sorcerer of the guitar for his seemingly effortlessly fluid playing. Indeed a list of tpok jazz alumni reads like a musical dream team. Franco had rivals and competitors, but despite ok jazz facing constant competition, franco succeeded in forging a legacy as the king of rumba for almost four decades. In 1956, franco helped form ok jazz later tpok jazz, a band that was to define congolese music for decades. The ok jazz band was formed in 1956 in leopoldville now kinshasa, in what. He is widely referred to as franco luambo or, simply, franco. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Members were given due credit and recognition for their contributions. Mar 04, 20 the excellence of 80s tpok jazz also had a lot to do with the bands shift, a few years earlier, from 45s to lps. Jazz by franco and tens of millions of other songs on all your devices with amazon music unlimited. More than anything else, tpok jazz was a members band not just for franco himself but also for the rest of the band members. Listen to your favorite songs from francophonic by franco, le tp ok jazz now.
Franco luambo makiadia was the leader of tpok jazz from 1956 until his death in 1989. Solar music rights management, and 2 music rights societies. All songs and albums from tpok jazz you can listen and download for free at. During his illustrious career which started in the year 1955, franco produced hundreds of albums that many rhumba lovers resonate with. Francois luambo luanzo makiadi 6 july 1938 12 october 1989 was a major figure in 20thcentury congolese music, and african music in general. Melyngathe music channel dedicated to the music from all. Franco tamasha records music free mp3 download or listen. The earlier work has a sweetness, that was perhaps replaced with more polish and confidence in the later years. Franco tp ok jazzs songs stream online music songs. Chords for franco, le tp ok jazz kinsiona 1972, 1973, 1974. Franco, simaro et le tp ok jazz franco simaro et le tp.
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In 1987, franco released the song beware of aids and shortly after, fell seriously ill. Mario tp ok jazz franco luambo makiadi youtube african. Francophonic by franco, le tp ok jazz on amazon music unlimited. I feel the bands line up does not belong in this article about franco, but maybe in the one about ok jazz. Join napster and access fulllength songs on your phone, computer or home audio device. Francois luambo luanzo makiadi 6 july 1938 12 october 1989 was a major figure in twentieth century congolese music, and african music in general. Buy mario, franco et le tp ok jazz by mario mp3 download online from 7digital united states over 30 million high quality tracks in our store. Franco et le tout puissant ok jazz licensed to youtube by merlin idol distribution on behalf of editions populaires. During this time he revolutionized the sound of modern africa music. Francois luambo luanzo makiadi 6 july 1938 12 october 1989 was a major figure in. A profile, history, biography of franco, africas greatest ever musician as well as information about his great band tpok jazz. Led by influential guitarist and songwriter franco born.
During the 1970s franco and tpok jazz consolidated their position as one of the two. Franco tp ok jazz listen and stream free music, albums. Dec 6, 2017 mario tp ok jazz franco luambo makiadi youtube. Francois luambo makiadi, tpok jazz helped to lay the foundation for the congolese sound. Listen to songs by franco tp ok jazz on myspace, stream free online music by franco tp ok jazz. Get all the lyrics to songs on makambo ezali grave, makambo ezali minene somo and join the genius community of music scholars to learn the meaning behind the lyrics. Forced to select just one, it would be franco and le tpok jazz. Hello fellow wikipedians, i have just modified one external link on franco luambo makiadi.256 929 1057 1179 681 703 653 1081 71 769 499 1111 320 880 679 670 947 1327 217 1414 1141 1489 1183 568 466 568 911 1175 56