Manou Gallo - AFRO GROOVE QUEEN

The Ivory Coast bassist and percussionist Manou Gallo originally came to Europe to play with the “afropella” group Zap Mama. After several years with the band, her solo career kicked off with the album Dida (2005). She has also been the subject of a musical documentary, “Femme de rythme/Rhythm Gal” (2007) and her third album “Lowlin” was released in Europe early 2010. She has received the MTV Africa price of “Best performing artist of Ivory Coast 2009”.

Manou has given over 100 concerts in the greatest European festivals: Afro Pfingsten Festival in Winterthur (Switzerland), Africa Festival in Stockholm, Nattjazz Festival (Norway), Africa Festival, Wurzburg, Topicana World Festival (Austria), Couleur Café, Brussels, Francofolies de Spa, Francofolies de Montréal, Nice Jazz Festival...