MWENDA, JEAN-BOSCO - JEAN-BOSCO MWENDA

MWENDA, JEAN-BOSCO - JEAN-BOSCO MWENDA

LP (12"/10" Album)

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Label: MISSISSIPPI

Release date: 07/06/2019

Barcode: 2090504798228

Catalog no.: MRI0000118

Item ID: 479822

The pioneering Congolese guitarist best known for the song 'Masanga,' this is the first compilation ever dedicated to Jean-Bosco. Perhaps the greatest influence on central and eastern African guitarists, Jean-Bosco created a totally unique approach to the acoustic guitar in the 1950s, which caught like wildfire across the continent. Featuring 12 rare songs of beautiful, complex fingerstyle guitar and Mwenda's warm voice, and and beloved classics - all restored from original 78 RPM discs. Includes an insert with full lyric translations!

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