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Emmanuel Bizeau

Emmanuel Bizeau: A native of France, Paris, began to play percussions from 17 years old. Being aspired Afro-Cuban music, totally 3 years during 1991 to 1996, went to Cuba and had studied under Miguel Valdez Aballi(Emiliano Salvador), Conrado “Coqui” Garcia(E. Salvador), Jose Luis “Changuito” Quintana, Roberto “Guayacan” Hernandez (Los Van Van), Tomas”Panga “Ramos (Cubanismo), Alberto Villareal (Conjunto Folclorico Nacional de Cuba) and Roger Fixy (Iluyenkori). On 1994, he joined French latin jazz group Zumbao and Venezuelan group Madera and travelled to France and Venezuela, it called Zumbadera including a famous singer Orlando “Watusi” Castillo. Also joined their recording in 1994 and 1995. He also worked during 4 years with Iluyenkori led by Roger Fixy also with Azuquita (singer) y su Melao, Raul Paz (singer), Yuri Buenaventura (singer), Miguel “Anga” Diaz (perc.), Orlando Poleo (perc.), Alfredo Rodriguez (piano), Roberto Iglesias(singer), Luis Manresa (bass) y el Equipo, Mambomania Big Band (led BY Laurent Erdos and Marc Vorchin), Allfredo “Cutufla” (perc. ), Emmanuel Massarotti (piano) Band, Rembert Egues (piano and Vibes), Maggie Carles(singer) and many other local band. Since he has been expanding his career in New York and worked with Johnny Alamendra (perc.) y Los Jovenes del Barrio, Yoko Rodriguez (singer) y la Esencia, Ralph Irizarry (perc.), Arturo O`Farrill (piano) Ray Vega (tp), Juan Carlos Formell (bass), Roberto Pitre y Tambo Jazz, Jimmy Bosch Band, Chiemi Nakai (piano) Afro Cuban Project, Carlos del Pino (bass) Jazz Project etc..

Gear

LP (Latin Percussion) instruments endorser

Primary Instrument

Congas

Willing to teach

Advanced only

Credentials/Background

Latin percusions(congas/bongo/timbales/minor perc.)all levels Son,salsa,Timba,Cuban Folk. Technique and rythms with 1,2,3,4 congas

Discography

Bridges

Bridges

Indies Records
2008

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