Ammasu – More Drumming
Ammasu Akapoma Group
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 more singing in sorrow and happiness and children’s music.
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: