Assi-Ki, Brass Evolution

Timadiguste is a young musician & composer from Benin.

Auguste Moïse Mindésè Aïdasso (also known as Assi-Ki and Timadiguste) is a young multi-talented musician from Benin. Singer & songwriter, he plays many instruments: guitar, piano, trumpet, trombone and, of course, percussions, traditional drums and drums.
His music is a reflection of his commitment to preserving the traditional culture of Benin and to developing the younger generations, especially the poorest children.

Assi-Ki live - Cotonou 2014

“I come from far away and I think I will go very far. I thank God for all these gifts and I will carry aloft the torch of the musical values ​​of my country. ”

Auguste had a sad childhood, that he does not like to address. Despite a hard life, his artistic career is an example for many young people of his area, and is part of his ongoing commitment to its community.

A complete artist, he covers most artistic areas: dance, comedy… and music (arrangements, improvisation, traditional percussion creations …).

With the great love he has for children and his smart commitment, Auguste / Assi-Ki is an extremely creative personality, under the guise of great simplicity. Intelligent and talented, he is undoubtedly the future of Beninese and African music.

Tracks from Brass Evolution


Timadiguste – live and rehearsals (playlist)

Until 2011, he played, sang and composed for Alle’sTones, the Next Generation Brass Band. He founded the band in 2003, with his brothers and other young musicians.
Their album was recorded in Cotonou in March 2010 and released on all digital platforms in December 2010.
Stream Drums’n’Brass on SoundCloud

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