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ReleaseProduct
KonKoma
Artist
KonKoma
Label
Soundway Records
Catalogue Number
SNDWD044
Release Date
June 25, 2012

KonKoma was originally conceived by saxophonist Max Grunhard and producer Ben Lamdin who wanted to form a group around a pair of highly-respected and well-known Ghanaian musicians -- Alfred Bannerman and Emmanuel Rentzos. Both have been working musicians for a long time having worked with the likes of Bobby Womack and Hugh Masakela, as well as regularly playing with long-time afro-rock band Osibisa.

Previews of the new album showcase a firm nostalgia for a classic 70's West African sound that isn't afraid to update the music with modern stylings. The band also is not afraid to go beyond that sound and incorporate acoustic guitars and kora for a rich offering. As expected, the musicians sound at the top of their game throughout and the band is extremely tight.

Digital Track List

  1. 1 Lie Lie 5:44 Buy

    Lie Lie

  2. 2 Sibashaya Woza 4:18 Buy

    Sibashaya Woza

  3. 3 Handkerchief 4:07 Buy

    Handkerchief

  4. 4 Shimmy Nashi Goro 4:26 Buy

    Shimmy Nashi Goro

  5. 5 Kpanlogo 5:47 Buy

    Kpanlogo

  6. 6 Accra Jump 3:49 Buy

    Accra Jump

  7. 7 Niebakwa 4:22 Buy

    Niebakwa

  8. 8 Another Day 4:23 Buy

    Another Day

  9. 9 Yoo Eh 4:21 Buy

    Yoo Eh

  10. 10 Me-Kyin-Kyin 3:57 Buy

    Me-Kyin-Kyin

  11. 11 Senture 4:49 Buy

    Senture

  12. 12 Jojo's Song 5:37 Buy

    Jojo's Song

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