|3||Nsu Na Kwan||4:47|
|7||Appia Kwa Bridge||5:27|
|STRUT089CD||Ebo Taylor||Appia Kwa Bridge (CD, Album, Promo)||Strut||STRUT089CD||Germany||2012|
|STRUT089LP||Ebo Taylor||Appia Kwa Bridge (2xLP, Album + CD, Album)||Strut, Comet Records||STRUT089LP||Germany||2012|
This album has an average beat per minute of 104 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 90/111 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Appia Kwa Bridge. BPM Profile Appia Kwa Bridge. Album starts at 111BPM, ends at 90BPM (-21), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Ebo Taylor.
Appia Kwa Bridge is the follow-up to that remarkable album. It finds Taylor dividing his efforts between contemplative solo guitar cuts and big band workouts that harness Afrobeat's chugging rhythms to remarkable effect. Taylor’s lilting, unaccompanied forays into highlife provide some of this album's best moments, particularly on the tender Barrima," a sensitively performed tribute to his departed wife. Appia Kwa Bridge Ebo Taylor. Gifted Ebo Taylor was arguably the single most influential figure in the flourishing Ghanaian pop scene of the ‘60s and ‘70s. Though his nimble guitar style was derived from the work of highlife guitarists like . Nyame, Taylor’s music featured a slew of unexpected influences.
Appia Kwa Bridge showed that even at 77 years old, Taylor was still intensely creative and focused, mixing traditional Fante songs and chants with children's rhymes and personal matters into his own sharp vision of highlife. Ebo Taylor watching a musical performance by an upcoming Ghanaian artistes. Selected Discography. Appia Kwa Bridge (Strut Records) 2012. Life Stories: Best of Ebo Taylor 1973-80 (Strut Records) 2012. Love And Death (Strut Records) 2010. Abenkwan Puchaa (Essiebons) 2009.
Appia Kwa Bridge', released this April, is a strident return from the Ghanaian highlife guitar legend. Featuring six new compositions, his sound is more dense and tightly locked than ever with Berlin-based musicians Afrobeat Academy, a rock solid unit since regular touring worldwide following his 'Love And Death' album in 2010.
Ebo Taylor may be in his mid-70s, but the versatile guitarist, singer and songwriter is still one of the finest musicians in West Africa, covering Highlife to Afrobeat, jazz and traditional songs. Starting out in Ghana in the 1950s, he was influenced by Highlife pioneer . Mensah, who mixed West African influences with American big band styles brought to the region during the Second World War. Since then, Taylor has released solo albums and worked with a series of bands, including the Apagya Show Band. Appia Kwa Bridge is a new studio album, recorded in Berlin with members of the Afrobeat Academy, with whom he was been touring since they recorded Love and Death together. It’s a sturdy set of mostly new material mixing Afrobeat and funk with traditional influences. I wanted to go back to a Highlife feeling with this album, he has explained.
Appia Kwa Bridge, 2012.
Listen free to Ebo Taylor – Appia Kwa Bridge (Ayesama, Abonsam and more). I wanted to go back to a highlife feeling with this album," explains Ebo Taylor. The songs are very personal and it is an important part of my music to keep alive many traditional Fante songs, war chants and children's rhymes. Appia Kwa Bridge', released this April, is a strident return from the Ghanaian highlife guitar legend