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 instruments at his studio La Boîte à Musique. While giving concerts and master classes, Ahmad Compaoré prepares his new leading project, at the crossroads between afrobeat jazz and improvisation, not forgetting the essential Musique Rebelle jam sessions which always hold in store their share of surprise guests...

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* The NOVEMBER 2014 newsletter is now available.

* Discover our 2014 artist roster here.

* April 5th 2014: release of the promotional CD Akaline Tigida (L'Embobineuse / Musique Rebelle) by BIBI AHMED 4TET, available for digital purchase exclusively on 1D-PACA:

Akaline Tigida

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