NATIV AFRIK BAND

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NATIV AFRIK is a Ghanaian based band led by Emmanuel Amponsah a versatile drummer/percussionist,composer,arranger and songwriter who has played with lots of bands and artists both in Ghana and outside Ghana and some few talented Ghanaian musician friends.The band was formed specifically to revive the old Ghanaian folklores and tales that was initially used by our ancestors as form of recreation,education and an advisory tool to create a hybrid music which presents a collection of thoughtfully crafted compositions,a journey through harmonic,percussive, rhythmic colours in which african genres as diverse as Hilife,Afrobeats meets their European counterparts of jazz,and funk.The band started its mainstream media career in 2017,released their debut EP DON'T TEAR FISH and got honours of been awarded YAMAHA E BAND COMPETITION winners in 2018.A world music competition organised by YAMAHA CORPORATION.They were the first Ghanaian band to win that competition since its inception and recorded over 100entries world wide.Having returned from their tour in Tokyo,the NATIV AFRIK will release their debut album soon.

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GHANAIAN HILIFE FUSION;;;;DONT TEAR FISH by EMMANUEL AMPONSAH AND THE NATIV AFRIK BAND.
6/8 groove in 4/4
AKWAABA BY AFRO JERRICE FT OHENEBA CLEMENT

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PAPE DIOUF DU DEGN.(DRUM COVER )
GANDIOL BY YOUSSOU NDOUR AND THE SUPER ETOILE DE DAKAR.
DONNA LEE by charlie parker.
Snippet of what's cooking.(MR TAYLOR).
YOUSSOU NDOUR(NDOBINE)Drum cover by EMMANUEL AMPONSAH
YANNI WALTZ IN 7/8
STEVE CROWN YOU ARE GREAT.SAX COVER VERSION BY SHAGZYSAX.
HAIL THE KING ,OHENE, PERFORMED LIVE BY EMMANUEL AMPONSAH AND THE MONETARY BAND.
6/8 groove in 4/4
Solo in 7/8,work in progress.Something small.
7/8 groove(milonga)with my quartet.

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GHTakoradi, Ghana
In operation since: 
2017

Contact

0206719649
EMMANUEL AMPONSAH

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