Abraham K. Adzinyah lectures at the University of Connecticut.
- 1984 - 1985
- Adzenyah, Abraham (Person)
Biographical / Historical
Master drummer Abraham K. Adzenyah was born in 1939 in Gomoa Aboso, Via Agona Swedru, Ghana, West Africa. He served as Adjunct Professor of West African Music, Culture and Dance at Wesleyan University for over forty years, beginning in 1969 after serving as an instructor at the University of Ghana. While maintaining a career as an international performer, Adzinyah instructed performing groups of students on the social/recreational, religious/ceremonial, and warrior musics of Ghana.
2 Reels : Reel 98 Recording run time side A-01:05:06; side B-0:18:19; tape speed 3¾ IPS; track position ½-Track Mono; Substrate: Polyester. The run time of the digital recording is 1:23:21. The digital recordings have been merged for ease of listening. Reel 99 Recording run time 01:33:55; tape speed 3¾ IPS; track position ½-Track Mono; Substrate: Polyester.
Existence and Location of Originals
Original audio recordings reside in the University of Connecticut, Black Experience in the Arts Collection, Archives & Special Collections, UConn Library.
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