CONGOLESE RHYTHMIC GUITAR STANDARD by LADI MBALA
Ladi Mbala is a Congolese musician, guitarist and singer-songwriter. He began his professional career in Almighty Zembe Zembe in Kisantu (D.R. Congo) as Rumba guitarist. Ladi Mbala uses a technique is time-gathering similar to Rumba players like Franco Luambo Makiadi,Lutumba simaro & Vata Mombasa.
Mbala was born (1952) and raised in Lemfu (Bas-Congo), he first played the guitar while learning two chords and developed the rest himself. At a young age, he played guitar in the group "Almighty Zembe Zembe" “All-Shock Banita”, Bayike (Ex Kiam of Verckys Kiamwangana Mateta) and then formed his own group "Egogo Moto-Moto.
He joined the "Big Stars" group of general Defao Matumona where he was a key figure as arranger. He traveled around the world with Defao Matumona, Kanda Bongo Man Mose Fanfan.
In addition, he recorded several albums in his career.
As a multi-instrumentalist,He then embarked on a successful solo career, alternating between Rumba & Soukous singing, he now lives in the U.K.
In this DVD he shares his knowledge on how to play rhythm guitar Congolese to all people who love the Congolese music.
African tutorial DVD Congolese guitar style