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African Brass Band Communities

A discussion of the history and development of brass band music in Benin and Uganda, in terms of community and religious connections, repertoire, traditional African music, and links to the African diaspora.


  • Martial Ahouandjinou (Gangbe Brass Band)
  • Magloire Ahouandjinou (Viviola/Onanla Brass Band)
  • Rock Ahouandjinou (Eyo'nle Brass Band)
  • Derick Tanga (Elgon Youth Brass Band)
  • Appolinaire Ago├»non (Benin)
  • Saturnin Tomeho (Boston, translation)
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Full workshop schedule can be found 
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