Kalimba, Drums, Cymbal, Bells – Mustapha Tettey Addy.
Master Drummer From Ghana (CD, Album). Mustapha Tettey Addy. TGS 113. Master Drummer From Ghana (LP). Tangent Records (2). UK. 1972.
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Addy, a Ga from Accra, spent many years learning the major traditions of other groups as well as such recent developments as kpanlogo, a style developed by Accra teenagers in the '60s. It has good technical quality and adequate notes.
Mustapha Tettey Addy ( born 1942 in Accra ) is a Ghanaian drummer. Addy comes from a respected drum family from the people of Ga. His father, the priest Kpani Kofi Addy, taught him early in the art of drumming, traditional chants and ritual dances of the people. Between 1992 and 1993 Addy traveled with Obonu Drummers by Germany, Britain and the United States. With its partners in the recording of 1979 he played a continuation of the album Come and Drum an under the title Come and Dance. Master drummer from Ghana - Volume Two, 1980. African Ritual Music, 1984.
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Audio CD, April 18, 1995. Of all the musical giants to emerge from West Africa in the last 30 years, few have equaled the stature of the great Mustapha Tettey Addy, master GA drummer from Ghana. Addy was born in the traditional Ga area of Ghana in 1942 into a large family of famous drummers and dancers. Learning the gongs, Dongo, Blekete, Fanti Osode, and the famous talking drum, as well as other traditional Ga drums at a very early age, he has performed, toured and recorded throughout the world, exporting an appreciation of these wonderful rhythms to continually wider and more enthusiastic international audiences.
Drums [Blekete], Bells [Dadekro] – Mustapha Tettey Addy
Drums – Kakraba LobiDrums [Sogo, Gidi, 2 Pretias, Kete] – Mustapha Tettey Addy
Bells [2 Gong-gongs] – AnonymousDrums [Ima Ima] – AnonymousDrums [Obrenton] – Mustapha Tettey AddyDrums [Pretia] – Anonymous
Bells [2 Gong-gongs] – AnonymousDrums [Box Drum] – Mustapha Tettey AddyDrums [Pretia] – Anonymous
Kalimba [Gidigbo], Drums [Pretia], Cymbal [Dodonpo], Bells [Adawaranta] – Mustapha Tettey Addy
Gong – Mustapha Tettey Addy
Drums [3 Tamalis, 2 Gome Drums], Rattle, Percussion [Sticks], Bells [Gong-gongs] – Mustapha Tettey Addy