Gidi Agbeko

Gidi Agbeko

Percussionist

A native of Ghana, West Africa, Gidi Agbeko began learning traditional music and dance styles of his village before he was old enough to attend school. By the age of fourteen, he was invited to join the Hawale Sound in the nation’s capital of Accra at The university of Ghana Legon. Gidi later became a leader of the well-known musical group in Ghana, Gouda Music. He has drummed for dance assemblies across Ghana and abroad. Following tours in Africa and Europe, he established his own music band and teaching company in Austin called DekaWorWor, which focuses on world/afro style music. Gidi resides in Austin, Texas, and continues to tour throughout the USA as a Teacher and performer.