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Mustapha Tettey Addy

perc, dr, *1942 GH, Accra
Musician of World and Jazz

Mustapha Tettey Addy (born 1942 in Avenor, Accra, Ghana) is a Ghanaian master drummer and ethnomusicologist. Addy is the founder of The Obonu Drummers, which performs creative drumming composed by Addy that is based upon the royal Obonu drumming of the Ga people and other Ghanaian drumming forms. He has recorded many albums and has performed extensively in Africa and Europe, and briefly in North America in the early 1970s and late 1990s.He founded the Academy of African Music and Arts (AAMA) at Kokrobite beach near Accra in 1988.

     
Instruments
  • Percussion
  • Drums
  • Cowbell
Genres
  • World
  • Jazz
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Ogbalegba on Come and dance by Mustapha Tettey Addy
Coming Home on Come and dance by Mustapha Tettey Addy
Pepe-didim, Pepe on Come And Drum by Mustapha Tettey Addy
Rythmes du culte Tigari on Les percussions du Ghana by Mustapha Tettey Addy
African Sanctus: 9. The Lord's Prayer (The Offertory) on Fanshawe: African Sanctus; Salaams by David Fanshawe, Valerie Hill, Patricia Clarke, Harold Lester, Gerry Butler, Mustapha Tettey Addy, Gary Kettel, Terry Emery, Tony Campo, Martin Kershaw, Ambrosian Singers & Owain Arwel Hughes
Nana, Na-na, Nana on Come And Drum by Mustapha Tettey Addy
African Sanctus: 2. Kyrie "Call to Prayer", Cairo on Fanshawe: African Sanctus; Salaams by David Fanshawe, Valerie Hill, Patricia Clarke, Harold Lester, Gerry Butler, Mustapha Tettey Addy, Gary Kettel, Terry Emery, Tony Campo, Martin Kershaw, Ambrosian Singers & Owain Arwel Hughes
African Sanctus: 1. African Sanctus, "Bwala" Dance of Uganda on Fanshawe: African Sanctus; Salaams by David Fanshawe, Valerie Hill, Patricia Clarke, Harold Lester, Gerry Butler, Mustapha Tettey Addy, Gary Kettel, Terry Emery, Tony Campo, Martin Kershaw, Ambrosian Singers & Owain Arwel Hughes
Dum-tititi, Dum-titi, Kpasch-kpasch on Come And Drum by Mustapha Tettey Addy
Herbal Man on Come and dance by Mustapha Tettey Addy

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Smart BoysMustapha Tettey Addy2005Album
Come and DanceMustapha Tettey Addy2003Album
Secret RhythmsMustapha Tettey Addy1997Album
The Royal Drums Of GhanaMustapha Tettey Addy1988Album
African Ritual MusicMustapha Tettey Addy1984Album
Solo DrummingMustapha Tettey Addy1984Album
Master Drummer From Ghana - Volume TwoMustapha Tettey Addy1980Album
Les Percussions Du GhanaMustapha Tettey Addy1980Album
Master Drummer From GhanaMustapha Tettey Addy1972Album
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