Looking into Manu's eyes

Looking into Manu’s eyes

2 Apr 2020 Kaya Tributes

By Kagiso Mnisi

To the world, Manu Dibango is archetypal of unchallenged musicianship and Pan Africanism, yet his eyes have always been elusive to the storyteller.

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Kagiso Mnisi goes searching for Manu’s eyes and does so vicariously through Jazz enthusiast and scholar, Bra Stan Bodibe.

In this podcast, an exclusive and rare interview of Dibango by Bodibe at the 1996 installment of African Images Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark makes for an oral cameo appearance.

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