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Ebo Taylor & The Bonze Konkoma on Tour – January 2011

 

Ebo Taylor (picture by Wim Heutink)Ebo Taylor (picture by Wim Heutink)

One of Ghana’s most prolific musicians, arrangers and composers of the last 50 years, ace guitarist Ebo Taylor will be back on stage with his band Bonze Konkoma. 
After their succesful debut last summer the group is back in Europe once more. They will be playing five exclusive concerts starting on Saturday the 15th of Jan in Frankfurt, Germany.

Frankfurt – Brotfabrik – Sat 15.1.2011

Nijmegen – Dornrosje – Wed 19.1.2011

Antwerp – Zuiderpershuis – Thu 20.1.2011

Amsterdam – Tropentheater – Fri 21.1.2011

Utrecht – RASA – Sat 22.1.2011

 

 

ArrayArray Bonze Konkoma, a 13-piece outfit, brings a unique and vibrant blend of Highlife, Afrobeat and Jazz, for which Taylor digs deep into Fante-Akan music like Asafo or Adzewa.
In musicians’ circles, Ebo Talyor´s name and style resonates with those of his Nigerian contemporaries Fela Kuti and Tony Allen. His performance will showcase once more the creative spirit and artistic accomplishment of this outstanding Ghanaian artist and bandleader.

 

Ebo Taylor – guitar, lead vocal

Willie – bass

Henry Taylor – guitar

Ebo Taylor Jr. – keyboards

Possible Prempeh – bass drum (Konkoma Drum Ensemble)

Kwame Takyi – tenor drum

Atta Electric – snearl drum

Ebo Koree – konkon

Mame Ekua – vocals, perc.

Aba Tawiah – vocals, perc.

Sarah Esi Baawa – vocals

Benjamin Osabotey – trombone

Osei Tutu – trumpet

 

 

 

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