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Okaidja Afroso Trio

Celebrating Afro-Atlantic Histories

2022 Concert Series

  • Sunday, April 24, 2022
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • West Building, Main Floor - West Garden Court
  • In-person
  • Registration Required

Registration is required.

Okaidja is a multi-instrumentalist, Afro jazz, Afro classical singer-songwriter and traditional dancer from Ghana, West Africa. His sound is a spicy fusion of Ghanaian music with diverse cross-cultural influences. His unique artistic vision has led him to combine his native rhythms with unforeseen pairings of musical flavors. Most of his songs are sung in his native language, yet the meaning shines through. Okaidja's calling and life purpose are to bring us all together so that we can laugh and grieve and dance and forge forward together as a community.

Okaidja Afroso (Leader), vocals, guitar, percussion, dance

Maputo Mensah, vocals, percussion

Fiaindratovo Manavihare, vocals, percussion

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