Documenting the journey of a Cameroonian filmmaker

Camer Music! Manu Dibango – A living legend


Last night, I had the esteemed pleasure of watching a living Legend; a man who needs no introduction in the Music Industry.

A man whose music was sampled by icons like Michael Jackson and whose music continues to be sampled today.

Last night, I had the pleasure of watching Cameroonian saxophonist Manu Dibango in concert. Can I just say, AWESOME!!!

The concert was in honour of the legend’s 80th birthday and was hosted at The Barbican Center in London last night. I was so proud to see a huge turnout by Cameroonians- both young and old, who came to support their own.

Grand Manu had us on our feet for 2 hours; dancing to Soul Makossa and remembering how rich our Cameroonian heritage is while acknowledging his contribution to Jazz music. He’s brilliant!

He made us proud!


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Grand Manu, we salute you sir! Happy birthday!

Opening Photo credit:  Betty Abeng



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This entry was posted on November 27, 2013 by in music, Our very own stars and tagged .
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