Daily Discovery: Rhythm Passport – Sabbey Drummers International @ Upstairs At The Ritzy
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As part of the London African Music Festival 2014, JUJU! presents organic African sounds and rhythms with the legendary oud player and songwriter from Algeria, Seddik Zebiri and his full and explosive band, Seeds of Creation.
The Sabbey Drummers from Ghana are led by master percussionists, multi-instrumentalists and singers Afla Sackey and Yaw Asumadu. They mix traditional dance drumming and hugely complex rhythms with beautifully harmonised chants from the lengths and breadth of their native country. One of the most uplifting and technically brilliant performances you'll find this side of West Africa.
Topped off with DJ sets from the Afro-Palace collective, led by the one and only Volta 45.
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I’m Upstairs at the Ritzy for the debut performance of Sabbey International and I have with me the two founder members of the band, Afla Sackey (Afrik Bawantu) and Yaw Asumadu (Ozi Ozaa). Rhythm Passport Sabbey International is one hundred percent traditional and one hundred percent acoustic. What is the…Artists: Sabbey Drummers