A Glimpse into Ghana
Anokye Agofomma is a Ghanian Royal Court traditional music group founded by Master Drummer Yaw Amponsah in Seattle, Washington. Anokye's mission is to continue the Royal Court legacy of the traditional drumming and dance of the Asante people. Over the years, Anokye has expanded its repertoire by drawing inspiration from and including other west African drumming and dance traditions. Operating with respect, versatility and pure musicianship, Anokye is a multi-cultural and multi-generational group dedicated to promoting world music at its best. The group has performed in the Seattle area on many festive occasions such as Folklife, Spirit of Africa and World Rhythm Festival as well as many events in the broader community.