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Primary Instrument: Drums

Born: 1958

Emmanuel 'Manu' Katche was born in St Maur des Fossés, near Paris, in 1958, though his family roots go back to Africa's Ivory Coast. He studied piano from the age of 5, switching to drums at 14 and studying classical percussion at the Conservatoire National Supérieure de Musique de Paris. He has often said that his drum style is essentially an amalgam of African rhythm concepts and classical drumming, illuminated by the in-the-moment interaction of jazz. “When I play jazz I get called a 'rock drummer'. When I do rock projects, critics write about 'the jazz drummer Manu Katché'. But I'm just being myself, trying to be innovative as the music is played, and I guess that is more of a 'jazz' attitude.”...
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Manu Katche

ECM Records
2012
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    Manu Katche

    ECM Records
    2013
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    ECM Records
    2012
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    Third Round

    ECM Records
    2010
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    Manu Katche: Third Round

    ECM Records
    2010
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    Playground

    ECM Records
    2008
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    Playground

    ECM Records
    2007
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    Neighbourhood

    ECM Records
    2006
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