Wednesday October 9, 2024

07:00 PM - 10:30 pm

Immerse yourself in a night of rich musical heritage and cross-cultural rhythms at The Ford, featuring the 88 year old legendary Ghanaian guitarist, composer, and producer Ebo Taylor and Pat Thomas. With a career spanning over half a century, Taylor’s influence on African music is undeniable, from his early days with highlife bands like the Stargazers to collaborations with Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti. Pat Thomas is a Ghanaian vocalist and songwriter famed for his work in the highlife bands of Ebo and his own recordings of Afrobeat and Afro-pop

Taylor’s innovative blend of traditional Ghanaian music with jazz, funk, and Afrobeat creates a signature sound showcased in albums like “Ebo Taylor & the Pelikans” and “Tower Nyame.” Experience the evolution of Taylor’s musical journey, from his pioneering horn arrangements to his timeless classics like “Heaven,” as he takes the audience on a soul-stirring exploration of African rhythms and melodies. This special evening at The Ford celebrates Taylor’s enduring legacy and contributions to the global music scene, promising an unforgettable fusion of sounds and cultures.

Wednesday October 09, 2024

7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

All Ages

Cover: TBD

Los Angeles, The Ford