Mensah is a master drummer from Ghana, who is also an ethnomusicologist and a
composer. He teaches African music, jazz and social issues, and the music of African
Americans and is the director of the Macalester African Music Ensemble. In addition,
Mensah has performed with the Minnesota Orchestra and internationally known artists. 

Mensah also helped Minnesota state agencies develop a new music curriculum which includes
the teaching of world music for K-12 grade students. 

EDUCATION: B.M., Gen. Dip., Music, University of Ghana M.A., University of Minnesota 


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