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François Luambo Luanzo Makiadi (6 July 1938 – 12 October 1989) was a major figure in twentieth century Congolese music, and African music in general. He is widely referred to as Franco Luambo or, simply, Franco. Known for his mastery ...

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François Luambo Luanzo Makiadi (6 July 1938 – 12 October 1989) was a major figure in twentieth century Congolese music, and African music in general. He is widely referred to as Franco Luambo or, simply, Franco. Known for his mastery of rumba, he was nicknamed the "Sorcerer of the Guitar" for his seemingly effortlessly fluid playing. As a founder of the seminal group OK Jazz, he is counted as one of the originators of the modern Congolese sound.

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Coopération
Coopération
Mario (Non Stop)
Mario (Non Stop)
Mario (Non Stop)
Performer
Franco & L'OK Jazz
Kabassele In Memoriam
Kabassele In Memoriam
Kabassele In Memoriam
Performer
Franco and Rochereau
Bayini Ngai Mpo Na Yo
Bayini Ngai Mpo Na Yo
Liberté
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