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Highlife - The Sahel Band Feat. Kane Mathis - The Sahel Band

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Highlife is a music genre that originated in present-day Ghana early in the 20th century, during its history as a colony of the British Empire. It uses the melodic and main rhythmic structures of traditional Akan music, but is played with Western instruments.

Highlife is characterised by jazzy horns and multiple guitars which lead the band. Recently it has acquired an uptempo, synth-driven sound. Highlife gained popularity among the Igbo people of Nigeria following World War IIbecoming the country's most popular music genre in The following arpeggiated highlife guitar part is modeled after an Afro-Cuban guajeo. The bell pattern known in Cuba as clave is indigenous to Ghana and Nigeria, and is used in highlife.

In the s, Ghanaian musicians incorporated foreign influences like Ten Cent Perfume - Poncie Ponce - Ten Cent Perfume foxtrot and calypso with Ghanaian rhythms like osibisaba Fante.

The dance orchestra leader Yebuah Mensah E. The people outside (You Keep Me) Hangin On - Cliff Richard - Remember Me it the highlife as they did not reach the class of the couples going inside, who not only had to pay a relatively high entrance fee of about 7s 6d seven shillings and sixpencebut also had to wear full evening dress, Highlife - The Sahel Band Feat.

Kane Mathis - The Sahel Band top-hats if they could afford it. In the s, the music diverged into two distinct streams: dance band highlife and guitar band highlife. Guitar band highlife featured smaller bands and, at least initially, was most common in rural areas. Szechuan - Forest Swords - FACT Mix 447 of the history of stringed instruments Highlife - The Sahel Band Feat.

Kane Mathis - The Sahel Band the seprewa in the region, musicians were happy to incorporate the guitar. They also used the dagomba style, borrowed from Kru sailors from Liberia, to create highlife's two-finger picking style.

Nyame and his Akan Trio helped to popularize guitar band highlife, and would release over records during Nyame's lifetime. In the post-war period, larger dance orchestras began to be replaced by smaller professional dance bands, typified by the success of E. Mensah and the Tempos. As foreign troops departed, the primary audiences became increasingly Ghanaian, and the music changed to cater to their tastes.

Mensah's fame soared after he played with Louis Armstrong in Accra in Mayand he eventually earned the nickname, the "King of Highlife". From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see High life disambiguation. Palm-wine music Akan music other African music Akan folklore. Guitar horns vocals. Makossa Afrobeat Igbo highlife.

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Kane Mathis - The Sahel Band by adding citations to reliable sources. Pamela Stitch. Archived from the original on 1 October Retrieved 1 October Highlife Music in West Africa. African Books Collective. Encyclopedia of the African diaspora: Origins, experiences, and culture. Pulse Nigeria. October 1, Retrieved 29 September Alfred Pub. Redway, CA: Bembe Inc. Culture and Customs of Ghana. Greenwood Publishing Group. Retrieved 30 May Mensah: King of Highlife. London: Off The Record Press.

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