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Papa Noël received his name as he was born on Christmas Day in 1940, his real name is
Antoine Nedule Montswet. He started playing guitar that his mother had given to him, and in 1957 he was asked to
accompany Léon Bukasa on a record. Soon after that, he was approached to join a new group Rock-A-Mambo.
In the following years, he has played in several bands that were popular at that time: Orchestre Les Bantous de la
Capitale from Brazzaville, African Jazz, and Orchestre Bamboula, where he was the band leader.
From 1978 on, he was a guitarist in Franco's T.P.O.K. Jazz until Franco's death in 1989.
Over the years, he was a dedicated member of TPOK Jazz, although he made one solo album in 1984,
In 1991, so after Franco's death, TPOK Jazz toured in Europe. At the end of this tour, some members decided to stay in Brussels to form Bana OK, Papa Noel was among them. He also participated in in Rondot's album
|Café noir||2007||Tumi Music TUMI 141||Release date 2 April 2007|
|Porte à porte||2006||Label M Publishing||With EMS Pecola|
|Bana Congo||2002||Tumi Music TUMI 107||With Papa Oviedo|
|Mosala Makasi||2001||Yard High YHCD3||Live, with Adan Pedroso|
|Bel Ami||2000||Stern's STCD3016|
|Haute Tension||1994||MPK 001||With Wuta Mayi and Carlito Lassa|
|Za Moke||1988||Rythmes et Musique REM 790||With Carlito Lassa|
|Bon Samaritain||1984||Gefraco F 170|