Deebass (born Derrick Akoto Lamptey) is a self-taught musician from Accra, Ghana.

He is one of the most sought after bassist on Accra’s music scene, both in secular and religious circles. For a young musician, he exhibits a wide range of playing styles that has earned him collaborations with various musicians from Spain, France, Martinique, the US and South Africa.

Deebass is the main bassist of Ghanaian music collective Kyekyeku & Ghanalogue Highlife. In 2018, he brought a wealth of experience playing with Kyekyeku & Ghanalogue Highlife in Spain, France, Holland, Austria and Belgium.

Deebass prides himself for inspiring young musicians from his neighborhood. He has performed at different venues in Accra including Alliance Francaise, The International Conference Centre (Stanbic Jazz Festival) and +233 Jazz Bar.

As of July 2019, he had performed at the following events:

2019 Fuerteventura, Spain.
2019 Etnosur, Spain.
2019 Mumes, Spain.
2019 Mapas, Spain.
2019 La Mar De Musicas, Spain.
2019 Sin Sal, Spain.
2019 Pirineos sur, Spain.
2019 Jazz Festival Canaries, Spain.
2019 Ubu(Burgos), Spain.
2018 Montreaux Jazz festival, Switzerland
2018 Latitude, the UK.
2018 Ethno,Belgium.
2018 Elklo, Belgium.
2018 Kyekyeku & Ghanalogue Highlife- Alliance Francaise 2017 The New Morning, Paris- France.
2017 Afropolitan Festival, Brussels, Belgium.
2017 Sauti Busara Festival, Zanzibar, Tanzania.
2016 Performance with MASA FESTIVAL, Abidjan 2016 Live at Alliance Francaise with kyekyeku.
2016 Concert +233 Jazz Bar And Grill.
2016 Music Expo: Visa For Music, Rabat Morocco 2016 Kempinski Hotel first Anniversary Celebrations 2015 Stanbic Jazz Festival, Accra Conference Centre 2015 The Republic Bar and Grill.


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