Chapter 9

Urbanization and Musical Change

Figure 9-1

Photo: The busy streets of Accra.

Figure 9-2

Photo: Mosque outside of Kakraba Lobi’s former house. Mamobi, Accra.

Figure 9-3

Photo: SK performing with Hewale Sounds at the Alliance Française of Accra . (photo courtesy of SK Kakraba).

Figure 9-4

Photo: SK performing with Hewale Sounds in Switzerland (photo courtesy of SK Kakraba).

Figure 9-5

Photo: SK performing with Hewale Sounds at the Holiday Inn, Accra. (photo courtesy of SK Kakraba).

Figure 9-6

Audio: Hewale Sounds’ “Kalabule,” from the album Trema (2003).

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Figure 9-7

Audio: Hewale Sounds’ “Saabewana,” from the album Trema (2003).

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Figure 9-8

Photo: Tijaan Dorwana’s xylophone workshop in Pig Farm, Accra.

Figure 9-9

Photo: Continued musicking in the aftermath of Kakraba Lobi’s funeral ceremonies. Mamobi, Accra.