Private Function | Bronx, New York City, New York
Playing Kete at the memorial service for the late Jachiehene, linguist to the Ashanti King, and chief of Jachie, Ashanti Region, Ghana.
Ben Paulding is an American percussionist currently based in Kumasi, Ghana. Specializing in drumset and traditional Ghanaian percussion, Ben has spent the past two years living in West Africa, extensively performing and studying Ashanti royal drum music. With over 200 performances in Africa, Ben currently plays with the Centre for National Culture, the Ashanti King’s Fontomfrom ensemble, and the renowned Nsuase Kete group.
Ben Paulding © 2014