as a band was formed in early July 2003, with aims to enhance
the traditional musical culture of Benin (West Africa), like their elder brothers
Gangbé Brass Band
Alle'sTones is composed of 7 musicians from Benin. When younger,
they all attended various choirs and were members of various folk groups
(Toba Tchinkoume, Kaka, Zinli ...) or other bands, before meeting to let
the sound of their Brass Band
Benin has a wealth and diversity of wonderful traditional music.
This provides an inexhaustible source of inspiration and a cultural
treasure little or not used so far.
We created a musical style of our own, at the
crossroads of Beninese rhythms and Jazz, mixing cultures and sounds.
Thus, Benin percussion (tam-tam, gong, gourd ...) meet the modern wind
instruments (trumpet, trombone, flugelhorn, tuba ...).
The themes of the songs cover topics from our
contemporary society to feelings of our time: the children rights, love,
solidarity, hope ... but also starvation.
Our 1st album was recorded in March 2010 in Cotonou and contains
13 original tracks (3 instrumentals and 10 songs). More songs are
already available for the next step...
["alle" means "bird" in the fon
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