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African Music Ensemble: A Night of African Music

Milwaukee’s African Music Ensemble, lead by Sowah Mensah, take their forty members’ strong group and employ drums, voice, flutes and xylophone to showcase and bring to light traditional pieces from Ghana, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Guinea, Kenya, and Tanzania. Tonight at 7:30pm, the ensemble will take to the stage at UWM’s Helen Bader Concert Hall (2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.) to perform songs such as “Agbadza”, “Ya Ya Kole” and “Adenkum”, alongside a guest dance performance by Patience Boni, who hails from Ghana. “A Night of African Music” is sponsored by 91.7 FM WMSE.

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This entry was published on January 14, 2012 at 12:07 am. It’s filed under Local Music, Previews and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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