MAKOSSA NIGHT - OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL DRUMMING FESTIVAL
Friday, October 14, 2011 at 7:00 PM (EDT)
Makossa: means "(I) dance" originated from Cameroon with significant influences from Jazz, Latin music, Rumba, Ambasse bey, Zouk, and Highlife. Come dance to the rhythm of Makossa legends: *Saxophone icon, jazz legend, father of soul makossa > Manu Dibango *Classic makossa singer and women advocate > Petit - Pays *Cameroon's maverick guitarist > Vincent Nguini *Composer, singer, and guitarist > Emmanuel nelle Eyoum Plus many more.....
Event starts with a live Makossa music by Ottawa's own kilimanjaro Band from 8 pm - 11 pm. Followed by Ottawa magnificent D.J. Lance Baptise, spinning Makossa remixes, with Jesse M. on percussion.