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Jean Bosco Mwenda

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Jean Bosco Mwenda

Jean Bosco Mwenda has been played on NTS shows including Kit Records, with Masanga first played on 4 September 2016.

Jean Bosco Mwenda (also known as Mwenda wa Bayeke (1930-1990) was a pioneer of Congolese fingerstyle acoustic guitar music. He was also popular in other African countries, particularly East Africa, and in the late 1950s and early 1960s was briefly based in Nairobi, where he had a regular radio show and became a profound influence on a generation of Kenyan guitarists. Along with his friend and sometime partner Losta Abelo, and his cousin Edouard Masengo, Bosco defined the Congolese acoustic guitar style. His song "Masanga"…

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Masanga
Jean Bosco Mwenda
Mountain Records1994
Masanga
Jean Bosco MwendaMountain Records1994
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