Portland African Band 2

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Portland African Band 2

This Portland African Band is comprised of a group of dancers and drummers performing traditional Ghanaian music and dance and they are based in Portland, Oregon.

Portland African Band performances

Major performances include Multnomah Art Center, Boys and Girls Aid Society, Northwest Service Center, Gresham Multicultural Festival, United Nations Folk Festival, Kwanzaa Celebration (Federal Correctional Institution), and the Children's Museum.

Portland African Band leader

The leader of this Portland African Band comes from Ghana. He began learning the traditional dances and drumming of Ghana at the age of two and by the age of 5 was dancing and traveling with a group headed by his uncle, one of the originators of Ghana's Kpanlogo style of music and dance.

This Portland African Band's leader childhood was filled with music, in the streets, in the villages, in the homes of his relative and friends. As a child and as an adult music has defined his life.

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Country United States
City Portland
State/Province Oregon
Performer Type Musical Act

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