(click on image to enlarge) l-r: Ebenezer Agyekum, Kofi Ackah, Aron Nitunga, Tich Maredza, Sadio Sissokho, Donné Roberts, Nicolas Simbananiye seated: Daniel Nebiat, Nuudi Kooshin  Batuki Music Society presents OKAVANGO AFRICAN ORCHESTRA 12 instruments, 10 languages, 7 countries…   The orchestra takes its name from the Okavango Delta, a basinContinue Reading

amadou

Amadou Kiénou (Burkina Faso)   Bio Born in Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, Amadou Kiénou is the seventh son of a family of praise singers from Dafing, originating from a tribe descended from the ancient Mandingue Empire. Trained from his youth to be a griot, through the rituals and ceremonies thatContinue Reading

afrafranto

Afrafranto (Ghana) Bio Afrafranto (‘Butterfly’ in the Akan language of Ghana, West Africa) performs authentic acoustic palm wine and highlife music. The only group outside Ghana preserving and promoting this unique genre, Afrafranto has grown into a dynamic group that has entertained audiences over the past few years with theirContinue Reading