Ammasu – More Drumming


  1. Akapoma (alt. take 1) (3:22)
  2. Fontomfrom (alt. take) (5:00)
  3. Fontomfrom 2 (3:14)
  4. Fontomfrom 3 (6:43)
  5. Fontomfrom 4 (5:49)
  6. Denseou (alt. take) (4:59)
  7. Akapuma (alt. take 2) (10:33)

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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: