The Bugala Quartet is the encountering of musicians with diverse influences. The osmosis of the band makes the audience travelling from Africa, to India, and the Slavic countries.
The violin leader, Caroline Bugala, is a disciple of Didier Lockwood.
Be prepared for a first class trip to the land of tribal energy.
Laurent studied bass at the Berklee School of Music in Boston. This virtuoso bass player is inspired by African Rhythms, Indian phrasing, energy of major jazz bassists...
Gaël Rouilhac, self-taught, inspired by Django Reinhardt, Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Clifford Brown, Jim Hall, Stan Getz, Chet Baker, Herbie Hancock...
Always open to new musical encounters, he traveled cities such as Samois, Paris, New York, in the first part of the concert of Biréli Lagrène, also yet in the performance "Salle des fêtes" of the Deschiens's company (directed by Jérôme Deschamps).
(Gaël on the left side of the video)
It is under the wing of the master of the Cameroonian bass Evini Laurent, that Tom grew up as a drummer percussionist. He immersed himself in African accents and goes regularly to Cameroun to feed his tribal energy roots. Between Jazz, Rock, and African Rhythms, he continues to expand his game and his world.