About African Fiesta

About African Fiesta

L'Orchestra African Fiesta, often known simply as African Fiesta, was a Congolese soukous group started by Tabu Ley Rochereau and Dr. Nico Kasanda in 1963.

Tabu Ley and Dr. Nico elevated African Fiesta to the forefront of Congolese dance music during the 1960s. African Fiesta represented the vision of Tabu Ley, who had spent the previous four years with the premier Congolese band African Jazz.

Tension between Tabu Ley and Dr. Nico led to a split in 1965 with Tabu Ley renaming the band African Fiesta National and Dr. Read more on Last.fm


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