There are few artists whose music, indefinable and sensuously African, invites you to dance, and reflection at the meeting. His productions are full of mixtures and express the inheritance of a music lover looking for innovative groove. Far from the shackles, sweat daring. Designed in 2006 as a creative platform around the guitars, musicians and multimedia artists and other engineers of sound, Bantunani is one of those constellations which revolve wills in the service of creative art that the structure is seen to change with each project .. Each new album evokes a new life with new faces of musicians who come together when the hard core push the boundaries of the so-called afrogroove. As a long journey, Michel has created around a core group of quality musicians, both guarantors of writing and freedom is found when Michel at the helm, Niwa Koshi, bassist Japanese because of its Thurs dark rock with hints soukouss just sit singing and guitar Nicolas Mazzola, the Sicilian mandolin pop and arpeggios.
It collects guitars and guitar rifts effective than the rhythm of Fabrice set quietly as a jazzman. In this mix sound, the sweet sensuality of the female vocals, warm and seductive surprises and attracts the timbre folk soul Manassé Israel uses it alongside many guests. Group name: The name of the group Bantunani would have three meaningsperformed well in the group's philosophy, the first sense comes from the Lingala (language spoken in Congo-DRC), which means Bantu the 'Bantu people' and would return the question tois this people?, the second meaning is more of a universalist because it refers to the notion of Bantu as a human being, hence the question who are we? Finally, the last sense, the Bantu word also means 'people' so we have the question, who are these people? In this case is this group Bantunani. Influences: Sly and The Family Stone, Charles Mingus , Nina Simone, Gil Scott-Heron, James Brown, Michael Jackson, Miriam Makeba, Arrested Development, Guru, Living Color, BB King, Wendo Kolosoy, JB.Lenoir, Franco Luambo, Mahmoud Ahmed, Giorgio Moroder, Richard Wagner, Jacques Brel . Discography: May 2010: Africanization The return was expected to confirm the first flush, marked by the opening in all directions, this album exceeds the nu-rumba to finally establish the afrogroove where ranges of styles styles, from theme to theme but always with a strong will not to dance silly. There are the hits 'Coltanrush' Letthemtalk and other Balckninja. (Ruestendhal / Believe) March 2008: RumbaLounge, Discovering NuRumba first album, marked by a groove very wild, he laid the foundation for the nu-rumba.
The African universe, text rich and effective melodies made this album a first success with titles like Bantugroove, and Rumbafever Makambo. (Ruestendhal / Believe) Set Design: NewMorning NouveauCasino TheBellevilloise Ephemeral Point Scene Bastille Satellit'Café Comedyclub Mamashelter The Archduke Trailsdes Halles FestivalMaisha Lavoir Modern Press: Liberation -'Bantunani,groove engaged' http://www.liberation.fr/culture/0101251915-bantunani-groove-engage Nova - 'The groove of Bantunani conquered The bigMix interview with MichelBintou Simporé RFI - Tropical Color Interview with Michael Claudy Siar http://www.rfi.fr/emission/le-couleurs-tropicales-show-invites-bantunani RMC Middle East Live and interview Daniel Brown, the chronic afrogroove http://www.english.rfi.fr/node/57425 Contacts: Press Contact: Christine DUFRENOIS - 0033.6.59.95.67.65 Art Direction: Walid Breid Label: BlackninjaPublishing - 935 Street of Chivalry - 27450 Saint Etienne Allier - Tel: 0277010172 http://www.bantunani.com/ Their influences : Wendo Kolosoy, JB.Lenoir, Franco, Mahmoud AHMED, Sly and Family Stones, Nina Simone, Gil Scott Heron, James Brown,Charles Mingus, Richard Wagner, Michael Jackson, Miriam MAKEBA, Arrested Development, Living color. Around Michel N'zau VUANDA, the other members are: Niwa Koshi : Bassiste /arrangeur Johnny PULULU : Batteur / arrangeur Nicolas MAZZOLA : Guitariste / arrangeur Fabrice Mulleri: string / keyboard Manassé Israel : Choriste / interprète Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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