New music / Orchestre Les Mangelepa: Last Band Standing










One of the all time great African big bands, Orchestre les Mangelepa, have their newest album out on Strut October 20. They were primarily responsible for driving African rumba in the seventies, settling in Kenya from the Congo. This album comprises some of their most known work, re-recorded with their current line up. Find out more about the band’s history here.

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