Kora Kola

Genre : Self-produced album
Principal country concerned : Column : Music, Intercultural/migrations
Running time in minutes : 71

Through Kora Kola, Ricky-James wants to prove that there are no borders between the musical styles, the cultural influences. He managed of the incredible bet to gather on the same album more than 70 musicians and participants of any origins and confused styles. You will thus cross Jean-Marc Phillips (classic violinist), Jean Sangali (bluesman of Cameroonian origin), Luc Detraz (double bassist) or still Jolga (singer of the Shaggy-Dog Story, the rock fusion, for a soft biguine. Tighten the ear, you will get the appearance of an accordion, a traverse flute, a " electric violin ", an opera singer, and many other surprises.
The percussions (thank you Majoub and Cie) are, naturally, of the part, indispensable to the African tone which serves as weft.
Ricky-James found (all) his roots, mixed them and created a new musical soft drink: Kora Kola, who symbolizes the African idea according to which when the music arrives (The kora is an African western stringed instrument), it is that the peace is not far (the seed of Kola is distributed in Africa to celebrate the return of the peace). It is, as a matter of fact, an African album of French-speaking songs (for the majority), crossed by oriental, Creole influences, South American …


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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