Kalba is coming… 23.01.18

In one weeks’ time the crowdfunding campaign for our first collaborative music project will go live, allowing us to finish the recording of an album that will raise money to build a school in Kalba, North Ghana. It all started when I met Tim and Svenja in Guatemala in 2016. Tim told me about his... Continue Reading →

Recording Starts

Up early from my messed up body clock and if I’m honest, excitement, I grabbed breakfast and ask for the keys. Father Eugene had offered the church as it wasn’t in use and was the only building with reliable electricity. The night before, to my dislike, he’d asked one of the young boys who drummed... Continue Reading →

It All Began In Nicaragua

“You build schools in Ghana, I was a teacher and I produce West African music… there must be some way we can combine the three, no?” was roughly how my thoughts fell from my head in front of Tim and Svenja. It was after midnight; after a day climbing a volcano; after the 4th… probably... Continue Reading →

The Power of Education

“Education is the most powerful tool countries have for boosting economic growth, increasing prosperity and forging more just, peaceful and equitable societies,” Wendy Kopp, CEO of Teach for All. Ghana, being one of the strongest growing economies in Africa, has recently seen large improvements in infrastructure, health and also education. However, and as often seen... Continue Reading →

Kalba

Driving the red dirt track from Tuna, there is nothing to signify that you’re close; no sign, no geographic feature. The landscape is quite flat and for as far as the eye can see between savannah trees and the odd mud-built, tin-roofed farmhouse. There’s no natural fortification, no visible quarry or mine and the nearest... Continue Reading →

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