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Koo Nimo and King Ayisoba

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 14 April 2007

Serena Owusua Dankwa joins in the celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of Ghanaian independence with specially-recorded performances from some of the country’s star musicians, including palm-wine songs from veteran guitarist Koo Nimo, and a beach-party performance from electric griot King Ayisoba.

Recorded entirely on location in Ghana, March 2007.

Music and featured items

18 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • King Ayisoba and band rehearsal

    King Ayisoba and band rehearsal

  • King Ayisoba and Producer Roger Short

    King Ayisoba and Producer Roger Short

  • Recording the Amaneresu Cultural Ensemble in Kumasi

    Recording the Amaneresu Cultural Ensemble in Kumasi

  • Koo Nimo and musicians

    Koo Nimo and musicians

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