CAB, a renowned trio of artistes from the Caribbean (Mario Canonge), Africa (Blick Bassy) and Brazil (Adriano Tenoriodd) is to perform in Accra, Ghana for the first time as part of a tour of 21 African countries.
The band will play at at 8pm.
CAB stands for Caribbean, Africa and Brazil, reflecting the different origins of the members. Cameroonian Blick Bassy is a guitarist and sensual vocalist, Martiniquan Mario Canonge is one of the most famous Caribbean jazz pianist from Martinique F.W.I., while Brazilian Adriano is a percussions master. Together, they formed Cab in 2012, and have since released such songs as Oweyo, To Bale and Eseka. Their music transcends borders and reflects today’s global village.
These artistes will compose and showcase a perfect fusion of music from those parts of the world. The concert will also feature collaboration with Ghanaian guitar maestro, Kyekyeku.
CAB is also organizing a documentary contest with one representative each from different countries.
This is a competition of mini-documentaries (clip style), which aims to showcase the creativity of African youth through the encounter of Caribbean / Africa / Brazil, angle of travel notes, and usage of new technologies. In Ghana, Antoni Jordio, a student of NAFTI has been selected for the competition. The winner will receive 3,000 Euros and other prizes.