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Angela by Ndombe Opetum (Lyrics & Translation)

This song marked Ndombe Opetum’s glorious return to TPOK Jazz. He had joined the band in 1975, then left in 1984 on a sojourn in which he formed a band known as Tiers Monde Cooperation along with Sam Mangwana and … Continue reading

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Simaro releases new Album: “Encore – Toujours”

Congolese music legend Lutumba Massiya Simaro, has released a new album. Simaro who turned 76 on March 19th of this year is still going strong and shows no signs of retiring from music even as most of his generation of … Continue reading

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Lutumba Simaro biography

Simaro Lutumba is a legendary composer/guitarist from Congo. Known popularly asĀ  “Le Poete” because his songsĀ contain deep thoughtful lyrics, his full name is Lutumba Masiya Simaro Ndomanueno. He is so good at analysing human nature that one would be forgiven … Continue reading

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