Africa-Related Music, Dance
And Cultural Resources
Home page of the great African musician, choreographer and composer, C.K.
Ladzekpo of University of California, Berkeley. Unique materials on music,
dance, religion and culture of West Africa, along with related graphics,
sound, and videos. Check out CK's seminal Foundation Course In African
Dance-Drumming, a hypermedia extract of a forthcoming interactive LearningWare
Foundation Course in African Dance-Drumming
A hypermedia extract of a forthcoming interactive LearningWare CD-ROM
by the great African musician, choreographer and composer, C.K. Ladzekpo
of University of California, Berkeley. Unique materials on music, dance,
religion and culture of Ewe people of West Africa, along with related
graphics, sound, and videos.
African Music and Dance Ensemble
Home page of the African Music And Dance Ensemble, the oldest repertory
African music and dance company on the Pacific coast of the United States.
Led by the great master drummer C.K. Ladzekpo of Ghana, the ensemble has
pioneered the presentation on the modern concert stage vibrant authentic
traditional dances and percussion ensemble music from the West African
countries of Ghana, Togo, and Benin.
The Africans Are Coming - An Online
Northern California's African Cultural Festival' popularly known as The
Africans Are Coming is the largest seasonal professional African Cultural
Arts Extravaganza in the United States. This online edition brings the
thrills of professional African drumming and dancing through a superb
world class production staged by Artistic Director, CK Ladzekpo and powerfully
executed by a distinguished cast of over 125 performers drawn from five
renowned sub-saharan repertory companies. Includes video clips along with
stills from a recent performance in the USA.
Warriors At The Edge Of The
Rain Forests -
An Online Concert Edition
Warriors At The Edge Of The Rain Forests is a full-length music and dance
production creating a collage from Capoeira, a popular African-Brazilian
martial art, and Adzohu, an ancient warrior dance-drumming of the Fon-Ewe
people of West Africa. Includes video and audio clips along with stills
from performances in the USA.
CHAINS began as a group of performances in Ghana in 1994. The remote village
of Anyako, the historic slave trade castle at Cape Coast, the University
of Ghana at Legon, the international Pan African Historical Theatre Festival
(PANAFEST). Include: sounds of drum language and its spoken meanings,
and video clips and stills from performances in Ghana.
A tribute to African reggae artist Alpha Blondy from Ivory Coast, with
special pages about his story and his complete works, including lyrics
of all published albums! Included also some pages with other stuff related
to Alpha Blondy and Ivory Coast.
C. K. Ladzekpo Home Page
African Music And Dance Ensemble Home Page
Foundation Course In African Dance-Drumming
UC Berkeley African Music Ensemble (Music 148) Page
Note: these pages are constantly under construction. We are always adding
material about the music and culture of the Ewe and other African ethnic
groups, along with related graphics, sound, and videos that you can