Denver-based Paa Kow is an internationally renowned artist, drummer, composer, and producer. Growing up in a small village near the Cape Coast in Ghana, West Africa, Paa Kow began to play music and tour with his family’s concert band at a very early age. He started with cowbells at 7 years old and by 14 he was in Accra, the capital and known as one of the nation’s best drummers. He is now widely recognized as one of the most remarkable drummers to tour in Africa, Europe, and America. Paa Kow has a unique ability to speak to listeners with his drums, inspiring a profound spiritual conversation. His songs are captivating and danceable and incorporate lyrics in his native language, Fante, as well as English. Paa Kow’s vision is to spread the music and culture of his homeland by touring the world with his Afro-Fusion orchestra. His third album, Cookpot, will be released in October of 2017. Notable musicians he has shared the stage with include African greats: Amakye Dede, George Darko, Kojo Antwi, Nat Brew, Hugh Masekela, and Vusi Mahlasela, as well as American greats Victor Wooten, Brad Goode, John Gunther, Michael Kang, and many more.