The Story of Bakabri
“It can be intimidating to hold a bamboo flute while surrounded by trumpets, saxophone and trombones, but you gain respect when you play and convince people what this instrument can do.“ the life of the blind musician and farmer – Boaten Kodua Akyeampong named “Bakabri“. He proved that African music with traditional African instruments can be played with the same success as the western pop-music, not only in Africa but all over the world.
Despite the fact that at that time the chance of success for blind people was very small, he faced the challenges and made his dreams come true. Throughout his journey he made friends with famous African and American musicians, whom he played with at concerts over the years. In addition to his musical success, he also learned to grow mushrooms and building his own mushroom farm, gives impressions of the hard work, bravery and spirit of the blind farmer and musician Bakabri. It shows how music connects people from all over the world and how anyone can achieve wonders when believing in themselves.
I loved singing, teaching my friends any new song that I could learn Read more