Ghana Music Documentation Project

The most comprehensive database of music and performing artists in Ghana. Documenting Musical Diversity. Promoting Sustainable Musical Futures.

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Putting Ghanaian Music on the Map

The Ghana Music Documentation Projects is an initiative of the Department of Music and Dance at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. It comprehensively maps music, performing artists, and cultural entrepreneurs in Ghana. Our publicly accessible database provides a unique resource for researchers, policy makers, cultural administrators as well as for communities, artists and persons working in the music industry.

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Explore Ghanaian Music

Ghana's musical culture is rich and diverse. Indigenous performance traditions that developed over centuries are still practiced. Over time, Ghana's musical heritage has diversified through contact and exchange with people from all over the world. Today, Ghanaian music includes a mix of the old and the new, the local and the global, while maintaining its distinct flavor. Click on the images below to access background information and resources on Ghanaian music culture.

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The Ghana Music Documentation Project is supported by funds of the Directorate of Research, Innovation and Consultancy at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana.