How did you become an artist?
C: I become an artist by curiosity and the urge and need to entertain myself and others subsequently.
Who and what inspires you?
C: People, nature, politics, history, geography, sounds, innovation, arts as an educational source
What was the proudest moment of your career?
C: In terms of grand performances and achievements! When I took part in REFLECTIONS 200 years of abolition of the slavery trade in Ghana, alongside great artists including Geraldine Connor, Mustapha Tettey Addy, Hugh Massekela, London Gospel Choir in the presence of Ghana’s president John Kufuor
Also when I performed to the Brazilian president Lula da Silva in London and Accra.
Other times when I see people who somehow I know I had contributed.
My children engaging in my music passion, Not just for the sake for them been performance artist but to know something about music and arts
What do you think are the challenges for young artists?
C: Many challenges, however the challenges are what make us a better artist! Not suffering
What can we expect from your Creative Café workshop?
C: My passion to aspect of the art I see it as a whole! Wanting to be part of it somehow!
In this one off workshop I want to show many things that affect the arts direct and indirectly! Links between Bahia the place I come from Brasil and Africa.
Demonstration of: Percussion, interactive songs, techniques, stories
Where can we find out more?
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