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    Sowah Mensah, West African drummer

    Presented by at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    October 1, 2014


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    Sowah Mensah, West African drummer

    Sowah Mensah is an ethnomusicologist, composer and a “Master Drummer” from Ghana, West Africa. Sowah has taught music in both Ghana and Nigeria and is currently a music professor at both Macalester College, and the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN where he also directs each school’s African Music Ensemble. In addition, he is currently a James Marsh Professor-at-Large at the University of Vermont in Burlington, VT and directs the African Music Ensemble at the University of Minnesota. Sowah is the director of Sankofa, a Ghanaian Folklore and Dance Ensemble in the Twin Cities and a member of Speaking in Tongues, a four-piece group based out of the Twin Cities that uses two percussionists, a bassist and a Chinese pipa player.


    Shalin Liu Performance Center

    37 Main Street
    Rockport, MA 01966

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    Free, no tickets required.


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    Artist’s Website: www.sowahmensah.com



    Phone: 978-546-7391


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