Manu Dibango
02/10/1934 in Cameroon

Biography

Emmanuel "Manu" N'Djok√© Dibango (born 12 December 1933) is a Cameroonian musician and song-writer who plays saxophone and vibraphone. He developed a musical style fusing jazz, funk, and traditional Cameroonian music. His father was a member of the Yabassi ethnic group, though his mother was a Duala. He is best known for his 1972 single, "Soul Makossa". ... (see more)