Bubacar Jamaneh

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Jamaneh grew up in a traditional Muslim family and pursued music after finishing school in 1963, much to his father's dismay. He performed in Ambiance Jazz of Bakau before joining the Gambian Police Band…
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Jamaneh grew up in a traditional Muslim family and pursued music after finishing school in 1963, much to his father's dismay. He performed in Ambiance Jazz of Bakau before joining the Gambian Police Band in 1965. He spent a number of years as a sailor and diamond miner before moving to Spain and finally settling in Berlin in 1975, where he took up music again, forming a number of bands and playing electric and acoustic guitars.