An Obscure Afro-Brazilian “Colony” in Ghana: Accra’s Tabon Community — The Metropole


By Hermann W. von Hesse In the summer of 2017, I returned from Madison, Wisconsin to Accra – my hometown and Ghana’s capital since 1877 – to do my pre-dissertation research. Besides my main dissertation interests, I had since childhood been interested in the music and religion of Accra’s Afro-Brazilian descended community. Though not of […]

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1 Response to An Obscure Afro-Brazilian “Colony” in Ghana: Accra’s Tabon Community — The Metropole

  1. That was a very interesting article!
    When I heard Ghanaian Highlife music for the first time (mid eighties), I thought it had similarities with Latin American rhythms. I wonder, if there was a cross influence somehow. Unfortunately, I could not find any samples of Tabon music.

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