Etienne Mbappe & the Prophets

Country: France

Etienne Mbappe is a famous Cameroonian bass player and composer who lives in France. He was a member of John McLaughlin’s 4th Dimension (within this project he played at Alfa Jazz Fest), as sideman performed with Joe Zawinul, Robben Ford, Ray Charles and saxophonist Bill Evans and other famous musicians. In the discography of the musician 4 albums.  For recording his latest album, Etienne gathered his new group, Prophets, with which he will come to Lviv.

Etienne Mbappe says: “My music is influenced by places I have traveled, people I meet, colors I see, flavors that I taste, fun that I’ve had, and, sometimes, the pain that I feel. We live in a complex world today. I want nothing more than to bring that joy and understanding to people through music.”

Etienne Mbappe & the Prophets will perform on June 27 at Leopolis Jazz Fest