Welcome to the official website of drummer and composer Ahmad Compaoré.

Drummer, percussionist and rare improviser, Ahmad Compaoré confirms his singular talent alongside Fred Frith, Marc Ribot, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Barre Phillips and Camel Zekri... But also as a member of the trio Nafas or as a duet with Egyptian dancer Karima Mansour. Based in Marseilles, he teaches drums and contemporary percussion through the association La Boîte à Musique. While giving concerts and master classes, Ahmad Compaoré prepares his new leading project, at the crossroads between free jazz and afrobeat, not forgetting the essential Musique Rebelle jam sessions which always hold in store their share of surprise guests...

Next dates


* The JULY 2016 newsletter is now available.

* Discover our 2016 artist roster here.

* BIBI AHMED 4TET will be on tour in France from 23rd September to 1st October 2016 as part of the program "Artistic Council to Creation" with the support of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Saison 13

* The trio NAFAS is part of the program "Saison 13" from the Bouches-du-Rhône Department Council for the 2016-2017 season.

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