Originated warrior rhythm from West of the Ivory Coast with Bete people. Arranged by
Biboti. Dun-Dun: lead Biboti. Djembe solo: Eric. Djembe accompaniment: Seguenon,
Kingsley, Ernest, Eric, and Biboti.
Kenkeni: Eric, Seguenon. Bell and Shekere: Biboti.
Vocal lead: Biboti. Chorus: Eric, Seguenon, Kingsley, Ernest & Biboti.
To honor my colleagues from the Ivory Coast National Company of Dance & Drum
Originated rhythm from North Ivory Coast with Senufo people arranged by Biboti..
Xalafon: Seguenon. Djembe solo: Eric. Djembe accompaniment: Kingsley, Seguenon,
Eric. Dun-Dun Biboti.
Originated mask rhythm from North Ivory Coast with Senufo people
arranged by Biboti. Vocals: lead & 2nd voice Biboti. Chorus: Seguenon. Eric, Kingsley.
Ernest, & Biboti. Djembe first solo Kingsley. 2nd solo: Eric. Djembe accompaniments:
Seguenon, Kingsley, Ernest, Biboti. Dun-Dun: Biboti.
Originated mask rhythm from North West Ivory Coast with Guro people
arranged by Biboti. Vocals: first song:: Biboti. 2nd song: Biboti. chorus: Ernest & Biboti.
Djembe solo: Eric. Djembe accompaniments: Seguenon, Kingsley. Kenkeni and Bell:
Biboti. Flymblein Biboti.
BOLOWI:Originated mask rhythm from North Ivory Coast with Senufo people arranged
by Biboti. Vocal: lead Seguenon. Djembe accompaniments: Eric, Kingsley and Seguenon
shekere and Sangban: Seguenon. Dun-Dun Biboti.
TCHEY-VAH: (United) a new rhythm
Written and arranged by Biboti Ouikahilo from West of the Ivory Coast with Guro people
The rhythm is a proverb: “The Bird said to be together and fly is more powerful” Djembe
solo Eric Gore, Djembe accompaniements: Seguenon K. Kingsley P. Shakeret Kingsley
K. Ernest Borketey. Biboti O. Dun-Dun Biboti O. Bell: Biboti O.
PANH-WEIH: (the bell rinning) a New rhythm
Proverb rhythm written and arranged by Biboti Ouikahilo. Dedicated to Djoniba Dance
& Drum studio in NYC. Meaning, “the bell you are hearing calling everyone to come
together as One & give back to our community what we bring here as culture.”
Vocals: lead & 2nd voice Bibot O. chorus: Ernest Borketey & Biboti O. Balafon: Biboti
O. Talking drum Ernest Borketey. Thank words: Biboti O. sangban, Kenkeni & Bell:
KAA-DAN-MA: (let’s try) a new rhythm
A social mixed rhythm from North and West of the Ivory Coast. Written and arranged
by Biboti. Which mean’s an as artist, when you get inspire wherever anything, just try
and you will see the result. Dun-Dun lead: Biboti. Petit Dun-Dun: Kingsley. Djembe
solo: Eric. Djembe accompaniments: Seguenon, Ernest and Biboti. petit shakere and big
shakere: Biboti. Sangban: Seguenon.
A social rhythm, dance between girls and boys originated from North East Ivory Coast
arranged by Biboti and dedicated to my wife. The song is written by Zabgo Dogbote
Martin. Vocals: lead Jill & Biboti Ouikahilo. Chorus: Biboti, Seguenon, Eric, Ernest and
Kingsley. Xalafon: Seguenon. Djembe solo: Eric. Djembe accompaniments: Kingsley
Seguenon, Eric & Ernest. Bell: Biboti. Dun-Dun: Biboti.
My wife Jill Finochio Ouikahilo
My wife's friends the Columbia Girls
My brothers and sisters back home
My colleagues who help me to make the album
Houston family (Vermont)
Wacheva Cultural Arts teachers & students
Wacheva Board of Directors
My colleagues from Ivory Coast National Company of Dance & Drum
SubCat Studio staff