Yaw Kwarteng


Yaw Kwarteng is a very active musician (drummer) on Ghanaian music scene and an actor/ gospel standup comedian. who has studied music at the University of Education winneba. His credits include performance for the Brazilian Ambassador to Ghana in 2010 and performances at several of Ghana prestigious music venues. Yaw’s speciality is in Highlife music of Ghana as well as Afro rhythms but well handy with Jazz, funk, reggae and Gospel.

Yaw kwarteng has worked a lot musicians both gospel and secular in Ghana , like Sonnie Badu, McAbraham, Elder Mireku, Atta boafo, etc. on the gospel side and Trigamtic, Tiny, Jupiter, flow kingstone, kaycee etc on the secular side and i'm now the current drummer of kyekyeku and Ghanalogue high life which is an internationally and locally recognised. I have had a couple of Performances and concerts with kyekyeku and Ghanalogue high life in Ghana at such locations like Alliance Francaise, Accra - Ghana +233 Jazz Bar and Grill,Accra - Ghana The Piano Bar, Accra - Ghana the Republic Bar, Osu - Accra Ghana stanbic Jazz festival 2019 Accra - Ghana

In 2018,Yaw kwarteng was on tour and played a couple of international music festivals or summer music festivals with his current band at other countries both bigger stages and smaller stages such as Montreaux Jazz Festival- Swiss Latitude Festival, UK Helden In Het Park,Eeklo-Belgium Ethno Folk Fest,Brittany-France Nomad, Capbreton - France Rochefort, France Seignosse festival, France Plage musicale, Labelle, France.

In 2019, Yaw Kwarteng was on tour with his band Kyekyeku & Ghanalogue Highlife to Canarias Jazz, Las Palamas de Gran Canaria - FEM, Fuerteventura - MAPAS, Tenerife - Mumes, Tenerife - El Mosquito Club, Huelva - UBU, Burgos - Etnosur, Jaen - Pirineos Sur, Huesca - Imagina Funk, Jaen (Torres) - Sin Sal, Pontevedra - Cartagena, La Mar de Musicas - Fête de la Musique all at Spain.



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