Sign In. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Full Cast and Crew. Release Dates. Official Sites. Company Credits. Technical Specs. Plot Summary. Plot Keywords. Parents Guide. External Sites. User Reviews. User Ratings. External Reviews. Metacritic Reviews. Photo Gallery. After touring Cameroon in , N'Diaye was replaced by tenor saxophonist Issa Cissoko , who became leader of the band, and was joined by clarinettist Peter Udo.
The group's lineup was rounded out by the slow groove Latin styles of Latfi Benjeloum rhythm guitar , who came from a Moroccan family exiled to Saint-Louis, Senegal , and Charlie N'Diaye bass from Casamance. The group's first recodings were released as Orchestre Saf Mounadem on a split album with Orchestre Laye Thiam , another band of ex-Star Band musicians. Their first two albums under the name Orchestra Baobab, were recorded at the Baobab Club between and , and self-produced by the band. Both bear the title Orchestre du Baobab.
The band continued to tour throughout Africa, popularising their combination of Afro-Cuban music and Senegalese traditions. Unlike other bands from the country, they combined the Casamance harmonies and drumming from southern Senegal with melodies from Togo and Morocco to the Wolof tradition from northern Senegal. He was replaced by Ndiouga Dieng , who stayed with the band until his own death in In , an year old singer joined the band on recommendation of M'Boup himself: Thione Seck , who later achieved great success as a solo artist when he left the band in Most of the Spanish-language hits by the band were sung by Medoune Diallo, whose mother tongue was Fula.
Looking for success beyond the African continent, Orchestra Baobab went to Paris in to record new material with producer Abou Sylla. The group lost money on the trip and returned to Senegal. By the end of the s, the band concluded its residency at the Baobab Club, which closed its doors in Their albums Mouhamadou Bamba and Sibou odia extended their success into the new decade, helped by their hit "Autorail", composed by Medoune Diallo. In , they recorded enough material for several cassettes Vol.
Among the songs recorded for these sessions was "Utru horas", which was included in the various artists compilation Panorama du Senegal. Their cassette releases did not have the impact of previous albums and in the band effectively broke up.
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Ndaga Seeri Boy. Evelyne Lenton's official website lists the band's name as "Belle Epoque". A reproduction of this cover can be seen online at YouTube. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Redirected from La Belle Epoque band. Belle Epoque.Sep 18, · Medoune Xule. Por: Pape Seck - Topic Vistas: Provided to YouTube by IDOL Medoune Xule · Star Number One de Dakar La belle époque ℗ Syllart Records Released on Medoune Xule - Star Number One de Dakar.