|SOLO RAZAF (short for Razafindrakoto), although born in Montpellier, left at the age of 6 months to grow up in Madagascar with his grandparents. At 17, he became a studio musician in the Capital Tananarive, here at Discomad Studi Solo Razaf plays guitar, bass and drums on numerous recordings for different artists from all over Madagascar. Self-taught, with a personal style in the Malgache tradition, he moves to Paris in 1979 and becomes well know as in-demand accompanist and session player for numerous French pop music ensembles. After 1998 , Solorazaf played with the quartet “Worlds of Guitar”, with fellow guitar masters Fareed Haque, Romero Lubambo and Aquiles Baez. He became also the lead guitarist for the legendary Miriam Makeba (touring with her for over 15 years - working with such lumanaries as Dizzy Gillespie, Nina Simone and Odetta, Hugh Masekela & Miriam Makeba. In 2001, Solo Razaf began touring with “Solo Guitar Performance”. Performing in Europe, the USA and Canada. With successful concerts in the USA, and Europe, he has become globally recognized as an innovative solo guitar player, composer and musician.|
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Traditional Troubadour music - Troubadours Art Ensemble