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How do you rate Guelassemou by Thomas Guei?

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By bubudi
#9292
just this month is the long anticipated release of the debut cd from one of ivory coast's premier djembefolas of the younger generation. to see thomas guei in action and read his bio, click here.

the cd is €15 and can be bought from:
association nawe
48 rue jean-baptiste lamarck
78700 conflans ste honorine
+33 06 9867 2249
asso.nawe@gmail.com
http://www.myspace.com/thomasguei

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tracklist:
1. manding fusion
2. waye
3. flaly
4. abodan
5. temate
6. asseho
7. ayagbeze
8. sandia
9. one game
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By Dugafola
#10401
it's growing on me. part of it is my unfamiliarity with ivorian rhythms. flaly, temate and sandia are the standouts for me now.

there's a correlation b/w flaly and zaouli. i used to know, but have since forgotten. either way, his playing on flaly is great. lots of very familiar phrases/breaks incorporated into his soloing.

there are other instruments included on this CD...bass and sax. the vox are strong...all male chorus style.