Ghanaian Band Santrofi At The Top Of The World Music Charts Europe In July 2020

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Ghanaian Band Santrofi At The Top Of The World Music Charts Europe In July 2020

The album Alewa by modern Ghanaian highlife band Santrofi is the top album at the World Music Charts Europe in July 2020.

Santrofi is a modern highlife band from Accra, Ghana. It was founded by bassist and producer Emmanuel Ofori.

Ofori became a band leader after playing will well-known Ghanaian artists such as Ebo Taylor, Pat Thomas and Kwashibu Area Band.

The Santrofi band includes eight musicians who perform music with roots in vintage Ghanaian highlife music. The influences include 1970s dance-guitar highlife and highlife funk as well as polyrhythmic beats and tunes from Afrobeat.

Band members include Emmanuel Ofori on bass; Dominic Quarchie on lead electric guitar; Robert ‘Nsoroma’ Koomson on load vocals and rhythm guitar; Bernard Gyamfi on trombone and shekere; Norbert Wonkyi on trumpet, flugelhorn and bell; Prince Larbi on drums and vocals; Emmanuel Boakye Agyeman on keyboards and vocals; and Victor Nii Amoo on percussion.

Below is the list of The World Music Charts Europe In July 2020

Santrofi – ALEWA – Outhere

Trio Tekke – STROVILOS – Riverboat

Maria Kalaniemi & Eero Grundstrom – MIELO – Akerö Records

Damir Imamovic – SINGER OF TALES  – Wrasse

Tamikrest – TAMOTAIT – Glitterbeat

Fra Fra – FUNERAL SONGS – Glitterbeat

The Pace Setters – EDIKANFO– Glitterbeat

Andrew Cronshaw – ZITHERS    – Cloud Valley Music

Sam Lee – OLD WOW – Cooking Vinyl

Xabier Diaz & Adufeiras de Salitre – AS CATEDRAIS SILENCIADAS/THE SILENCED CATHEDRALS – Musicas de Salitre

Alhousseini Anivolla & Girum Mezmur – AFROPENTATONISMO – Piranha

Jola – JOLA – HIDDEN GNAWA MUSIC IN BRUSSELS – Muziekpublique

Besh o droM- 20 – Fono

Oumou Sangare – ACOUSTIC – No Format!

Rasm Almashan – YEMENIA – Soliton

Ba Balance- AROUND THE CROCODILE POND – One World Records

Trad.Attack! – MAKE YOUR MOVE – Made in Baltics

Sarah Palu – IKIVIRTA – Sarah Palu

Boris Kovac New Ritual Quartet – WHITE WORLD – MUSIC FOR DANCE AND… – Kachara Home Productions

La Coixinera – TENIM I TINDREM – Segell Microscopi

Source: Worldmusiccentral

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