[CEX08]

Ammasu – Analytical 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

There are four albums in all from Ammasu:
Apart from The Music of Ammasu (ce07) with a broad portrait of music in the village, three more mp3-only albums from Ammasu have been released:

cex06 The Music of Ammasu – more drumming
cex07 The Music of Ammasu – more singing
cex08 The Music of Ammasu – analytical drumming

Download the CE07 booklet as pdf.
If you print a physical from your download, here is a pocket for the cd
Reviews from Songlines and The Wire

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

Video of Atumpan making with music in Ghana 1976:

25 Ammasu pictures:

From the funeral of the Chief of Ammasu, October 2, 2008: