Frank Kojo ‎– Hidden Treasures


Frank Kojo ‎
Hidden Treasures

Tamale Sounds ‎– 1001 ST

Hidden Treasures

Excellent album by the in Accra, Ghana born Frank Kojo. But there is not only African music to discover on this record. Reggae, Funk & Soul, Caribbean and Arabian affected music recorded in Wolperath, Germany at Conny’s Studio the recording studio founded in 1974 by Conny Plank and his partner Christa Fast. Helmut Zerlett is playing Synthesizer, Keyboards and he was also responsible for some of the compositions. This musician, composer and producer from Cologne is for many people in Germany well known through his role as band leader and sidekick of the Late-Night-Show DIE HARALD SCHMIDT SHOW with Harald Schmidt from 1995 until 2014.

Helmut Zerlett – Composer [Co-Composer], Keyboards [Casio]
Frank Kojo – Composer, Vocals, Congas, Bass Drum, Cabasa



A1 Arabian Nights (5:02)
A2 Rastaman Iration (7:22)
A3 Pig Ask The Mother (6:05)

B1 Fire Steps (3:56)
B2 Komperada (Traditional African) 4:17
B3 Ecstasy 5:10
B4 Ne Ne Ku Ku Ku Ku (Traditional African) 4:03
B5 Kpanlogo Party (Traditional African) 2:40


Edgar Bransch – Electric Piano [Fender], Strings
Detlef Brenken – Flute
H.C.(Honoris Causa) – Bass Drum
Wilfried Evenschor – Percussion
Jürgen Jahnke – Drums
Edouard King – Lead Guitar
Frank Kojo – Vocals, Congas, Bass Drum, Cabasa, Percussion, Bells, Drums, Gong, Balafon, Cowbell, Whistle [African Whistle], Talking Drum
Roland Mroncz – Rhythm Guitar
Hubertus Röder – Cabasa
Rolf Schmitz – Bass Guitar
Dave Sidique – Talking Drum, Percussion
Helmut Zerlett – Guitar Synthesizer [Bass Synthesizer], Synthesizer [Prophet 5], Keyboards [Casio]

Composed by Frank Kojo & Helmut Zerlett
Liner Notes, Produced by Frank Kojo and Hubertus Röder
Recorded and mixed at Conny’s Studio
Design [Cover], Photography by Bruno Ensslen
Engineer H. (onoris) C. (ausa)
Liner Notes by Hubertus Röder
Translated [Liner Notes] by Caroline Coit

Tamale Sounds ‎1001

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Frank Kojo ‎
Hidden Treasures

Tamale Sounds ‎– 1001 ST