Saeed Abbas: Master drummer and teacher of traditional African music from Ghana West Africa

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12/1/07 Fez Ballroom – Portland, OR

Posted by Abbas on November 11, 2007

Dec 1, 2007 – 9:00pm
Jujuba
Aphrodesia & Jujuba
The Fez Ballroom
316 SW 11th Ave
Portland, OR
503-221-7262

The Fez Ballroom

The Afrobeat mothership will most definitely land in Portland on December 1st. Saeed will be performing with long-time friends Jujuba, as they deliver their funky, danceable style of Nigerian Afrobeat and Juju music … an energetic cohesion between percussion, rhythm and horns.

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11/8/07 Gye Nyame Ensemble – Seattle, WA

Posted by Abbas on November 11, 2007

Nov 18, 2007 / 8:00pm -10:00pm

HIDMO Eritrean Restaurant
2000 S. Jackson St.
206-329-1534

Master drummer Saeed Abbas & the Gye Nyame Ensemble will be performing. Join us for a high-energy evening of drum and dance with these incredible performers!

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8/25/07 Drum & Dance: Port Townsend, WA

Posted by Abbas on July 5, 2007

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Aug 25, 7-10pm

Master drummer Saeed Abbas & the Gye Nyame Ensemble will be performing in downtown Port Townsend, Washington on 8/25/07. Join us for a high-energy evening of drum and dance with these incredible performers. Gye Nyame Ensemble will include West African drummers Saeed Abbas (Ghana), Karim Koumbassa (Guinea), Yaw (Ghana) plus Wade Wilcox (Whidbey). Port Townsend’s Village Drummers and Dancers will also be performing. Support these amazing drummers and artists ~ come dance to the rhythms and experience this cultural treat!

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Tickets by phone: 800-838-3006
(a fair trade ticketing service)

Saeed Abbas, Karim Koumbassa and others

Tickets also available in Port Townsend at Quimper Sound, The Next Page and Wild Sage. Tickets may still be available at the door but order early, capacity is limited.

General Admission
$18 – Adults
$13 – Youth (12-18)
Kids under 12 FREE!

Saturday, Aug 25, 2007 @ 7:00PM
American Legion Hall
209 Monroe Street [map]
(corner Monroe and Water St)
Port Townsend, WA 98368
Infoline: info@nxpage.com

Event Sponsors and Promoters
The Next Page – www.nxpage.com
Wild Sage – www.wildsageteas.com

Accommodations & things to do
Check out the Port Townsend Guide www.ptguide.com

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