Angelo Moustapha

Angelo Moustapha is a drummer, percussionist and composer from Benin. 

At 7 years old he was already giving his first concert. More than a passion, music is a vocation for this multi-instrumentalist whose influences include traditional music, modern music, and jazz. His talent was consecrated in 2017 when he was nominated for a MIA and became the best drummer in Africa at the Festival of the Best Instrumentalists of Africa.
Angelo obtained his Professional Diploma of Potential, Competence, and Intrinsic Capacity in 2017 at the Ecole Supérieur des Métiers d'Art et de la Culture (ESMAC HWENDO Benin). 
Troubadour of drums, Angelo Moustapha is a manifestation of percussion rhythms in all its plurality. In addition to his personal projects (Solo, Duo with Sylvain Debaisieux, Ibiyewa ...), Angelo Moustapha composes and participates in the realization of several projects of artists in various fields. Notably on the album Elephant de Mu and his show C'est quoi l'afrique? at the Senghor in Brussels, the trio project with Lionel Loueke and Philip Catherine at Flagey. The Two Piano's project with Philip Catherine, Bert Van Den Brink and Nicola Andrioli and Aro Ilè, a performance by Awoulath Alougbin for KVS.

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