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Guy Warren

Ghanaian musician who invented the musical genre of Afro-jazz and became referred to as The Divine Drummer. He briefly went to Achimota University in Accra, but fell out in 1942 and enlisted the next year within the U.S. Army’s Workplace of Strategic Providers. He co-founded The Tempos, the premiere African jazz music group. In 1955, he journeyed to Chicago to execute using the Gene Esposito Music group; during this time period, he also collaborated with Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, as well as other renowned jazz music artists. He was wedded 2 times and fathered four sons and two daughters. The majority of his kids have pursued creative professions, including his initial kid, who became a sculptor, painter, and carver. His parents called him Warren Gamaliel Kpakpo Akwei after previous American Leader, Warren G. Harding.

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