Tamangoh is a master of improvisation, renowned as one of the most musical tap artists worldwide. He blends the new sounds of hiphop culture with funk /world music, and the traditional jazz idioms of bee bop and swing in a unique contemporary style.
A native of the Amazon, French Guiana, Tamangoh moved to Paris at age nine. In his late teens he began his formal education in art by entering the renowned Beaux Art de Paris. In his early twenties he started tap dancing at the American Center in Paris. He left Paris to join the 'university of the streets' and eventually made his home in New York City.