T.P. Orchestre Poly-Rythmo

Biography

Orchestre Poly Rythmo de Cotonou are a band from Benin, which plays Afrobeat, Funk, Soukous and other styles, often based on Vodun rhythms. Active since the late 1960s, and having recorded around 500 songs, they are still touring around the world today, playing in venues such as London's Barbican Centre. Compilations of their work have recently been issued through Analog Africa, Soundway Records and Popular African Music.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Cotonou Club

    Cotonou Club 2011

    Reviewed by Jon Lusk
    An inconsistent but frequently captivating return from the Benin legends.