Kpanlogo
Ghana (in 4/4)


Bell (basic)
 
X - - X - - X -
- - X - X - - -
Bell 2 (impro)
Hi   
- - - X - - - -
- - - - - - - -
Lo   
- - - - - - X -
- - X - - - X -
Bell 3 (impro)
Hi   
- - - - - - X -
- - X - - - X -
Lo   
X X X X X - - -
- - - - - - - -
Rattle
 
X - X X X - X X
X - X X X - X X
Low Support Drum
 
O O - S B - S S
O - - - - O O -
Mid Support Drum
 
B - S S B - S S
B - O O - - S S
Low
 
O O O O B - S S
O - S S B - S S
Middle 1
 
B - S S O - S S
B O O - O O - O
Middle 2
 
B - S S O - S S
B - S S O - - O
High
 
S S B - S - O O
B - S O - - O -
Low
  Version 2
 
B - - - B - O -
B - - - B - O O
Middle
  Version 2
 
O O - S B - S S
O - S S B O O -
Clave
 
C - - C - - C -
- - C - C - - -
Cowbell
Hi   
- - X X - - - X
X - - X - - X -
Lo   
X - - - X - - -
- - - - - - - -
Kpanlogo is a social dance and music from Ghana. Popular in the 60's, it was a social/political movement giving youth a voice of independence. With the addition of horns and other elements of jazz and Afrocuban bands, it became Highlife. Kpanlogo is often sung in the Ga language.



Symbol Key
B = Bass
O = Open Tone
S = Slap
  H = Heel (palm)
T = Toe (fingers)
M = Muff (muffled tone)
  C = Clave
X = Bell
P = Palitos (stick)
Play underlined notes with your 'strong' hand.




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