[CEX08]

Ammasu – Analytical Drumming

Ammasu Akapoma Group

A musical portrait of the Village of Ammasu in the Brong-Ahafu region of Ghana with a 28 page booklet with texts and pictures.

Extra material from the musical portrait of the Village of Ammasu in the Brong-Ahafu region of Ghana with a 28 page booklet with texts and pictures. The Ammasu Akapoma Band is the hottest funeral band in the region. On this album you will find analytical recordings of ritual and recreational drumming.


tracks

  1. Proverbs (6:30)
  2. Fontomfrom 1 (7:12)
  3. Fontomfrom 2 (4:50)
  4. Fontomfrom 3 (5:49)
  5. Fontomfrom 4 (4:35)
  6. Fontomfrom 5 (4:26)
  7. Proverbs 2 (8:14)
  8. Denseou (4:17)
  9. Mpintim (9:01)
  10. Untitled Drum Piece (5:34)
  11. Akapoma (8:06)

more info

Two more mp3-only albums from Ammasu will be released simultaneously:

cex06 The Music of Ammasu – more drumming
cex07 The Music of Ammasu – more singing

Download the CE07 booklet as pdf.

Download a cover for your mp3 download.

Reviews from Songlines and The Wire


”Ammasu – an anthropological narrative” by Prudence Woodford-Berger

Slide shows:
25 Ammasu pictures                                                
The making of the Atumpan Drums                                              
From the funeral of the chief of Ammasu, october 2, 2008                            

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