Nii Buxton

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The Asesegwa Band is a Pan African music band, with inspiration from the rich cultural and traditional story of the African heritage. Over the years we have endeavored to establish our presence on the African continent to contribute our quota to the mission of Africa's renaissance in the 21 century, and also towards achieving the African Union’s Development Agenda for 2063.

The Asesegwa Band was coined by Nii Buxton,an artist. Nii Buxton was born in Mudor, James Town , Accra.Nii started playing the kpanlogo drums (percussion) at age five (5) without learning it.Nii is from a cultural and musical background with inspiration from his father who is a musician.Nii was taught the Guitar by his father’s mentee. Since then till now, Nii has never stopped playing the Guitar and performing. The Asesegwa Band started in 2000 in James Town, the oldest cultural city in Accra, which is prominent for hosting famous Chale Wote Festival.

In 2011 the Asesegwa Band was formally registered and gained recognition from the Musician Union of Ghana under Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts. The band has participated and performed as supporting group to a Jazz Guitarist, Constant Boty, in Live in Accra Jazz Festival in 2016. Asesegwa Band has also performed in the Nkabom World Music Festival in 2017 & 2018 in Accra Ghana.

In 2017 Nii Buxton signed a two year contract with a Finnish Record Label, Delirium Music Works, and released his first single, SHIDAA & MPESE MPESE. In the same year the Asesegwa Multimedia and Music Limited was established in Accra by the Registrar Generals Department, for the purpose of promoting traditional music and for progressive cultural affairs. In 2018 Nii Buxton travelled and performed in northern Europe, in cities such as Tampere, Helsinki, all in Finland.

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Nii Buxton in Finland 16/2/18 @ Huurupillo pub Tampere
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Nii Buxton in Finland 16/2/18 @ Huurupillo pub Tampere
Nii Buxton @ alliance francaise de Accra/Live in Accra jazz festival 2017
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