BISSO, JO - AFRICAN DISCO EXPERIMENTALS (1974 TO 1978) (2LP)

BISSO, JO - AFRICAN DISCO EXPERIMENTALS (1974 TO 1978) (2LP)

LP (12"/10" Album)

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Label: AFRICA SEVEN

Release date: 13/11/2020

Barcode: 5055373547305

Catalog no.: ASVN0000078

Item ID: 500312

Cameroonian Joe Bisso's earliest musical influences didn't come primarily from his homeland, but more from the neighbouring Congo, inspired by Franco and Tabu Ley Rochereau. Alongside this exuberant, swinging, jazz influenced sound, the growing impact of U.S. soul and disco artists became inescapable. Whilst Bisso's immersion in disco was based around it's energy and musicality, 'African Disco Experimentals (1974 to 1978)' paints a picture of an artist dedicated to the underground club side of the scene, rather than focused exclusively on the fast emerging pop potential of the sound at the time.

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