African Music Encyclopedia

 

Super Diamono

 

Super Diamonowas formed by singer and composer Omar Pene from Senegal in 1975. Ten members strong at it's inception, Super Diamono started out as a traditional band but soon turned to pop and Afro-Cuban sounds. In 1977 they dubbed their sound mbalax blues or Afro-feeling. In 1979 Ismael Lo joined the band as a guitar player, but soon left to pursue a solo career.


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