Achille Ouattara quickly made a name for himself as a bass player on the local Burkinabe scene, introduced by the famous drummer Ablo Zon. He has accompanied Cheik Tidiane Seck and Alif Naaba on numerous international tours and concerts.
He benefits from the teachings of bassists Didier Likend and Benoit Vanderstraeten and double bassists Alexandre Furnelle and Jean-Louis Rassinfosse in particular, within the framework of the internships of the International Summer Academy of Wallonia in Belgium (AKDT).
He perfected his approach to African music and jazz by also training on drums, piano and singing.
Author, composer, arranger, he is also artistic director of some projects of the Swiss company Zappar, under the direction of Yannick Cochand.