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Wally Badarou

An Auto-Biography

••• 1955 March 22nd, Paris, France ... / The toy-piano. Plus

••• 1962-1970: Back to the origins: Cotonou, Dahomey (future Benin), West Africa. Music ? What music ? Oh yeah, I love music, but my future is in aviation / The Melodica & the mandoline. Plus

••• 1971-1973: Paris: High-school experiences / I love the organ, but can't resist the bass guitar / Maths mishaps / The first live performances. Plus

••• 1974-1977: Years of jazz ambitions and endless jams / Law studies vs Music making dilemma / Could a year in the army ... / The first synthesizer. Plus

••• 1978-1980: First solo recording deal: Barclay Records / A parisian session player's life during the disco era / 'M' and Pop Muzik / Korg machines. Plus

••• 1980-1988: Nassau and the Compass Point golden age / My first two instrumentals / A Level 42 story / Prohet V & Synclavier / MIDI. Plus

••• 1989: Bastille Day Bicentennial, a Titanic that did not sink. Plus

••• 1990-Today: Normandy / Producing 'world-music' giants / Scoring for independent movies / Studio in a laptop. Plus

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Posted Sun, Jan 22, 2012

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