Paco Sery

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Paco Sery
Birth name Paco Sery
Born (1956-05-01)May 1, 1956
Divo, Côte d'Ivoire
Genres Jazz, fusion, jazz-funk, jazz-rap, world music
Occupations Bandleader, composer, drummer
Instruments Drums, Percussions
Years active 1976 - Present
Associated acts Joe Zawinul, The Zawinul Syndicate, Sixun
Website www.myspace.com/pacosery

Paco Sery (born 1 May 1956 in Côte d'Ivoire)[1] is a world music[2] and jazz fusion drummer.[3] He has played with Joe Zawinul[4] and Eddy Louiss.[5] He also has his own band, releasing his first solo album, Voyages, in 2000.[2]

Discography[edit]

With Sixun[edit]

  • 2008 Palabre
  • 2006 Live à la Cigale
  • 1998 Nouvelle Vague'
  • 1995 Flasback (compilation)
  • 1995 Lunatic Taxi
  • 1993 'No Man’s land
  • 1990 L’eau de La
  • 1988 Explore
  • 1988 'Sixun Live
  • 1987 Pygmées
  • 1985 Nuit blanche
  • 1987 Pygmées

With Joe Zawinul[edit]

  • 2002 Faces and Places
  • 1998 World tour
  • 1996 My People

Other collaborations[edit]

  • 2012 The Syndicate File Under Zawinul
  • 2003 Yakar Idrissa Diop
  • 2002 Bendera So Kalmery
  • 2001 Récit Proche Eddy Louiss
  • 2001 Safi Ray Lema
  • 2000 Poulina Orchestre National de Barbès
  • 1997 The Blessed Rain Ashley Maher
  • 1997 Per fortuna Purtroppo Irene Grandi
  • 1997 Dife Kassav’
  • 1996 Sarada Alma Rosa
  • 1995 Emotion Papa Wemba
  • 1991 Gaia Ray Lema
  • 1991 Amen Salif Keita
  • 1987 Afrijazzy Manu Dibango
  • 1982 Fodder on My Wings Nina Simone

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paco Sery - African artists". Afrik.com. 15 March 2010. Retrieved 13 June 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Zwerin, Mike (12 July 2000). "World Music Drummer Hits His Stride : Paco Sery, in His Own Time". The New York Times. Retrieved 13 June 2010. [dead link]
  3. ^ Budofsky, Adam (1 July 2006). The drummer: 100 years of rhythmic power and invention. Hal Leonard Corporation. p. 93. ISBN 978-1-4234-0567-2. Retrieved 13 June 2010. 
  4. ^ Bogdanov, Vladimir; Woodstra, Chris; Erlewine, Stephen Thomas (2001). All music guide: the definitive guide to popular music. Hal Leonard Corporation. p. 1435. ISBN 978-0-87930-627-4. Retrieved 13 June 2010. 
  5. ^ Holland, Bill (24 March 2001). "Eddie Louiss Récit Proche". Billboard. p. 23. Retrieved 13 June 2010. 

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