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Saka Acquaye: ‘Congo Beat’ (from ‘Ghana High-Life And Other Popular Music’

Though many of the Explorer releases focused on the traditional and classical music of the places its producers visited, there were occasional forays into regional pop music, too. This recording features a Renaissance man in Ghana called Saka Acquaye, a painter, sculptor, teacher and arts administrator who also had a healthy career leading a highlife band, mixing Afro-Cuban sounds and jazz into a West African setting.