Ghanaian Balaphon Xylophone: Large

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Christopher Doozie is a musical performer, instructor and managing director of Dagarti Arts in Accra, Ghana.

Descending from a family of makers and players of gyils (sacred xylophones of the Degaaba and Sisaala peoples of Ghana), Mr. Doozie is associated with the Institute of African Studies, and the Music and Performing Arts Departments of the University of Ghana, as well as to the Ghanaian National Symphony. He also made the xylophones used in the Broadway production of The Lion King.

In addition to being an accomplished musical performer, Christopher Doozie manages and instructs classes at Dagarti Arts in Accra. Ghana.

Doozie descends from a family with a long tradition of crafting the sacred xylophones of the Dagara and Sisala peoples of Ghana, called gyils.

Dimensions: 18.25 x 13.25 x 7.5

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