Radiodiffusion Internasionaal Annexe


L’Authentique Orchestre Dafra Star de Bobo-Dioulasso Haute-Volta
November 14, 2021, 1:00 am
Filed under: Upper Volta

Josephina

As you may have guessed by the band’s name, L’Authentique Orchestre Dafra Star de Bobo-Dioulasso Haute-Volta were from Upper Volta – now know as Burkina Faso. The band was founded and led by Coulibaly Tidiani – also known as Tidiane Maxo.

Coulibaly Tidiani was was born in Kangala on the 31th of December 1941. [Source] He started his musical his career in the 60’s playing with the Volta Jazz before founding his own band in 1975. [Source] L’Authentique Orchestre Dafra Star de Bobo-Dioulasso recorded six singles and two albums – all but one of the albums were from the Music Hall label.

Both Volta Jazz and Orchestre Dafra Star are featured on the Numero Group‘s Bobo Yéyé – Belle Époque In Upper Volta box set.

Catalog number MH 004 on Music Hall of Bobo-Dioulasso, Upper Volta. No release date listed.


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