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Biography of Anthony “Rebop” Kwaku Baah

Anthony “Rebop” Kwaku Baah (13 February 1944 – 12 January 1983) was a Ghanaian percussionist who worked with the 1970s rock groups Traffic and Can. Biography Baah was born on 13 February 1944, in Konongo, Gold Coast. In 1969, Baah performed on Randy Weston’s album African Rhythms. In the same year he worked with Nick Drake on the song “Three Hours”, posthumously released …

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Biography of Guy Warren (Kofi Ghanaba)

Guy Warren of Ghana, also known as Kofi Ghanaba (4 May 1923 – 22 December 2008), was a Ghanaian musician, most notable as the inventor of Afro-jazz — “the reuniting of African-American jazz with its African roots” — and as a member of The Tempos, alongside E. T. Mensah. He also inspired musicians such as Fela Kuti. …

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