Dance Band Highlife II

Dance Band Highlife II

bullet1914 Frank Torto’s Excelsior Orchestra
bullet1920’s Jazz Kings (Joe Lamptey)
bullet1930’s Accra Orchestra - 40 piece
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Ghana: Town Areas - Accra, Gold Coast and Takordi

1914 Frank Torto’s Excelsior Orchestra

1920’s Jazz Kings - Teacher Joe Lamptey ( founding father of Highlife )

Cape Coast Sugar Babies , Winneba Orchestra, Sekondi Nanshamang, Ashanti Nkrame

1930’s Accra Orchestra - 40 piece

Founded by Joe Lamptey

Schoolmaster at Accra Government School

ET Mensah boy at school