Paa Kow


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Downtown Artery
254 Linden St 80524 Fort Collins United States
Paa Kow is an internationally renowned drum set player and composer from Ghana, West Africa.
For more info please check out www.paakowmusic.com

Growing up in the small village of Enyan Denkyira near Cape Coast in Ghana, West Africa, Paa Kow began to play music and tour with his family’s concert band at a very early age. He has since grown to be widely recognized as one of the most remarkable drum set players to tour in Africa, Europe, and America. Paa Kow’s deep groove and prodigious talent reveal a unique ability to speak to listeners with his drums inspiring a deeply spiritual conversation. His songs are captivating and danceable and incorporate lyrics in his native language, Fante, as well as English. Paa Kow’s vision is to spread the music and culture of his homeland by touring the world with his Afro-Fusion orchestra.

Notable musicians he has shared the stage with include African greats: Amakye Dede, George Darko, Kojo Antwi, Nat Brew, Hugh Masekela, and Vusi Mahlasela, as well as American greats Victor Wooten, Brad Goode, John Gunther, Michael Kang, and many more.

Influences
Tony Williams, Buddy Rich, George Darko, Kojo Antwi, Weather Report, Fela Kuti, Herbie Hancock, Amakye Dede, Ultramarine, Kassav', Jaco Pastorius, Billy Cobham