African Music
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Ensemble
CK Ladzekpo, Director


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Dancers

Betty Ladzekpo is a principal dancer of the Ladzekpo Brothers And The African Music And Dance Ensemble. She has been with the company since 1974 and has performed at major venues throughout the USA and Europe. These include privileged appearances at the world-class Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, several seasons of San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival and The African Cultural Festival popularly known as "The Africans Are Coming."Ms. Ladzekpo is a graduate of University of California, Berkeley. She has combined a brilliant career as a performer with teaching children the joy of artistic expressions of various cultures around the world. She has led a quintet performing group: Betty Ladzekpo And Friends on the 1991 - 1992 performance roster of the Young Audience of the Bay Area, Inc., in concerts for young people at numerous public school assembly and community centers in the Bay Area. Ms. Ladzekpo is currently the director and choreographer of the EBCPA Youth West African Music And Dance Ensemble resident in Richmond, California, and the Berkeley School District's Arts Magnet School Dancers.


Val Kai is an associate principal dancer of the Ladzekpo Brothers and The African Music and Dance Ensemble. She has been with the company since 1975. Ms Kai is a graduate of San Francisco State University and holds a Bachelor's of Art degree in dance.  


Terry McDowell


Caprice Rollerson


Myisha McCollon  


Tiffani Graham


Mawuli Ladzekpo  


Norvi Dzidzornu


Mallie Latham


Nailah Hapburn

Drummers


Moddy Perry, Principal drummer



Kwabena Owusu


Trevino Leon


Jordan Simmons


Joni Haastrup


Kwesi Jordan

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