Horoya Band

Horoya Band

Profile:
Guinean band formed in 1961 and led by Métoura Traoré.

The Horoya Band de Kankan won the best orchestra prize in 1967, 1968 and 1971 at the Quinzaine Artistiques Festival. Horoya Band became "nationalized" in 1971 by official decree of then president of Guinea, Sékou Touré. They recorded variously under the names Horoya Band, Horoya Band National and National Horoya Band until they disbanded in 1974.
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Horoya Band Discography

Albums

SLP 17 Kouyate Sory Kandia / Horoya Band de Kankan* Kouyate Sory Kandia / Horoya Band de Kankan* - P.D.G. (LP, Album) Editions Syliphone Conakry SLP 17 Guinea 1970 Sell This Version
SLP 27 Bembeya Jazz National, Horoya Band De Kankan* Bembeya Jazz National, Horoya Band De Kankan* - Victoire À La Révolution (LP, Album) Editions Syliphone Conakry SLP 27 Guinea 1971 Sell This Version
SLP 25 Kebendo-Jazz* / Horoya-Band* / Niandan-Jazz* Kebendo-Jazz* / Horoya-Band* / Niandan-Jazz* - Trio Federal De Pointe(LP) Editions Syliphone Conakry SLP 25 Guinea 1971 Sell This Version
76041-2, SLP 41 Horoya Band Wère Wère(CD, Album) Editions Bolibana, Editions Syliphone Conakry 76041-2, SLP 41 France 1999 Sell This Version
SLP 41 Horoya Band National* Savane Profonde(LP, Album) Editions Syliphone Conakry SLP 41 Guinea Unknown Sell This Version
2288 Horiya Band Du Guinea* Horiya Band De Guinea(Cass, Album) Not On Label 2288 Guinea Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

SYL 546 National Horoya-Band* ... Les "K" De Lansina Kante* National Horoya-Band* ... Les "K" De Lansina Kante* - Karan-Gbegne / Karangba(7", Single) Editions Syliphone Conakry SYL 546 Guinea 1972 Sell This Version
SYL 560 Horoya Band National* Maderiwola / Nalakassi(7", Single) Editions Syliphone Conakry SYL 560 France Unknown Sell This Version
SYL 511 Orchestre Horaya Band De Kankan* Takoulata(7", Single) Editions Syliphone Conakry SYL 511 Guinea Unknown Sell This Version
SYL 558 Horoya Band National* Kanimba / Wèrè Wèrè(7", Single) Editions Syliphone Conakry SYL 558 Guinea Unknown Sell This Version
SYL 535 Horoya Band Apollo • Hombressa(7") Editions Syliphone Conakry SYL 535 Guinea Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

DKS 012, CNR 200329 Horoya Band Paya Paya(CD, Comp, RE) Dakar Sound, CNR Music DKS 012, CNR 200329 Netherlands 1997 Sell This Version

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