The World Music of Biso Muziki, one other world…


In Lingala, one of many 4 official languages ​​of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Biso means ”We”. Right here it needs to be taken as “allthat all of us kind on the planet. Hooked up to Muziki, it’s a whole universe that we invite you to find. For Chacha Angela who’s on the origin of Biso Muziki, It couldn’t be in any other case. This irrepressible need to make music with and for others is the engine of his life. This drummer, who made his scales from the age of 5 on percussion, in Kinshasa, adopted within the footsteps of his mom and his sister, the singers of the household and of his brother, additionally a drummer, whom he accompanied on the bell or cowbell, important in Latin rhythms. He additionally performs the balafon, a conventional instrument comprised of wood slats and calabashes. Then, Chacha Angela, developed her personal music by drawing on her Congolese roots, earlier than dressing them in Jazz, Pop, Funk, Gospel, or Rock. All that remained was to sing them.

Chacha sings in Lingala, his native language, in French or in English, crossbreeding requires and if it is not him, it is Gumiso. After years of composing and writing, Chacha and his first band land in Germany for the “Moers Competition” which takes place yearly in North Rhine-Westphalia. It was throughout this Worldwide Jazz Competition that the choice was made to return and play in France and the whole lot was to vary. Chacha tells us in regards to the conferences, and the beginnings of a mission for which he had no hassle convincing Nils, Stéphane, Antoine and Gumiso to hitch him in Biso Muziki. A single thought animates them: the interbreeding between the music of Africa and that of the West.. In actual fact, it is the best cocktail, with little Congolese rumba, a touch of Jazz, two bars of Afro-beat, all sweetened with languages ​​and intoxicating phrases as a lot as attainable. To take pleasure in it, simply let your self be carried away by the facility of the shaker and hearken to the Glad Hour Dwell…

Biso Muziki:

  • Chacha Angela: Drums, Balafon, Vocals, Composition
  • Antoine Perrut: Saxophone, Flute
  • Nils Frechilla: Guitar, Backing Vocals
  • Stéphane Lopez: Bass, Double bass
  • Gumiso Musendo: Vocals, recycled devices


  • June 21: Music Competition (Pau 64)
  • June 22: Phrase of Exiles (Arsizans-Avant 65)
  • June 25: pv night (Sauveterre de Béarn 64)
  • July 01: Café Dupont (Soueich 31)
  • July 10: Social gathering at Lacommande (64)
  • July 13: Producers’ market (Arrens-Marsous 65)
  • July 14: the Piazza (Argeles-Gazost 65)
  • July 24: Competition Lacaze aux Stottises (Salies-de-Béarn 64)
  • August 24: inexperienced scenes (Pau 64)
  • October 15: Phonies Bergères Competition (Borce 64)

Biso Muziki on the networks:

Biso Muziki on stage on the Théâtre de Verdure in Pau, in August 2021
Credit score: Fabien Maigrat

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