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Seprewa Kasa

  • Seprewa Kasa [Riverboat, 2008] B+

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Seprewa Kasa [Riverboat, 2008]
The seprewa is a 10-stringed Ghanaian bridge harp world-music evangelists compare excitedly to a kora, always a sign of mystification afoot, so I'm pleased to report that you could also say ukulele. An Osibisa guitarist and two Accra music profs weave quiet licks, riffs, and runs on their rediscovered ax into music whose talky vocal cadences ID it as lovingly fabricated neotrad highlife. Unassuming, lyrical, and blessedly content free. B+