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Music Thu, 30 Jun 2005

Fete De La Musique

Amandzeba Nat Brew stirred the 2004 edition of Fete de la Musique last Wednesday with dramatic compositions that are heavily inspired by traditional rhythms, beats and proverbs.

With a combination of traditional and Western musical instruments, Amandzeba drew members of the Alliance Francaise audience to the dance floor.

Similarly, Dela Botri’s Hewale Sounds, an instrumental ensemble proved the capabilities of traditional African instruments with a spectacular blend of jazz, classical, highlife and traditional music.

Backed by the young reggae star Black Prophet, the Cuban Salsa sensation Magui Morffi and a group of dancers treated the audience to a fine mix of Salsa, modern and contemporary dance pieces.

Bawasaba Band, with Afrikabi Aperh on drums, entertained the crowd with a number of tunes based on a fusion of Afro rock, traditional rhythms and folk themes.

Another reggae musician Sir Benjah and his Boomers Band treated the enthusiastic crowd to a series of Afro Rock Reggae compositions that have been combined with traditional rhythms.

New star on the block, Tina Elivava and her group surprised the audience with a cool mix of funk and a variety of African beats while Wind Afrique changed the tempo with gospel tunes accompanied by horns and traditional instruments.

Other performances came from Roots X, Group Afrika and IAS Band. Following a night of six hours of non-stop music from diverse musicians and groups, Ghanaian live music fans appeared to have fully enjoyed the show but appeared sad by the fact that they will have to wait for another year for a repeat performance.

Launched by the French Ministry of Culture in 1982, Fete de la Musique is held annually in over one hundred countries throughout the world.


Amandzeba Nat Brew stirred the 2004 edition of Fete de la Musique last Wednesday with dramatic compositions that are heavily inspired by traditional rhythms, beats and proverbs.

With a combination of traditional and Western musical instruments, Amandzeba drew members of the Alliance Francaise audience to the dance floor.

Similarly, Dela Botri’s Hewale Sounds, an instrumental ensemble proved the capabilities of traditional African instruments with a spectacular blend of jazz, classical, highlife and traditional music.

Backed by the young reggae star Black Prophet, the Cuban Salsa sensation Magui Morffi and a group of dancers treated the audience to a fine mix of Salsa, modern and contemporary dance pieces.

Bawasaba Band, with Afrikabi Aperh on drums, entertained the crowd with a number of tunes based on a fusion of Afro rock, traditional rhythms and folk themes.

Another reggae musician Sir Benjah and his Boomers Band treated the enthusiastic crowd to a series of Afro Rock Reggae compositions that have been combined with traditional rhythms.

New star on the block, Tina Elivava and her group surprised the audience with a cool mix of funk and a variety of African beats while Wind Afrique changed the tempo with gospel tunes accompanied by horns and traditional instruments.

Other performances came from Roots X, Group Afrika and IAS Band. Following a night of six hours of non-stop music from diverse musicians and groups, Ghanaian live music fans appeared to have fully enjoyed the show but appeared sad by the fact that they will have to wait for another year for a repeat performance.

Launched by the French Ministry of Culture in 1982, Fete de la Musique is held annually in over one hundred countries throughout the world.


Source: ghanamusic.com