JEWEL ACKAH WAS A PERFECTIONIST – COLLEAGUES SAY.

Please follow and like us:

  • 4
  • Share
JEWEL ACKAH WAS A PERFECTIONIST – COLLEAGUES SAY.

Once again, the country is mourning the passing of one of its legends; Highlife musician, Jewel Ackah. The veteran musician, who had been ill for some time, died last Friday evening at the age of 73.

He had battled a stroke and other ailments for about 10 years but his passing has still hit the music industry hard especially his contemporaries, some of who told Showbiz, his death is a big blow.

According to Highlife musician, Bessa Simons, Jewel Ackah was a perfectionist who made sure everything worked well in a group.
“You cannot work with him if you are not disciplined and I like the fact that he made sure we had successful shows all the time. We both played in CK Mann’s All Masters band and it was fun working with him,” he said.

Bessa Simons added that Ghana has lost a legend who can never be replaced.

For GHAMRO Chairman, Rex Omar, Jewel Ackah’s song, Asomdwe Hene remains one of his best Highlife songs. “I listen to that song very often because I take a lot of inspiration from it,” he disclosed.

According to Rex Omar, Jewel Ackah’s name cannot be taken out when when it comes to Highlife legends in Ghana.

“I was not so close to him like the other musicians but I loved his music and I learnt a lot from him,” he said.

For Della Hayes, Jewel Ackah was more like a father to her, and described him as a great man.

“Jewel Ackah was the one who motivated me to form my All Female band (Women of Colour) after working with him on a song called Joyce.

“He is one person who made sure everything was on point and I miss the days he used to train me. His voice is unique and I am going to miss him,” she said.

Another Highlife musician, Smart Nkansah, told Showbiz Jewel Ackah’s voice blew him away. According to him, he had a good time with him when they worked at the Sweet Talks band.

Gospel musician, Joyce Blessing said although she knew Jewel Ackah was not well, she didn’t think he would die soon.

To her, working with him on W’henni to Rentwa Da was one of the best things that has ever happened to her music career.

“He was a good man and he made sure the right things were done all the time,” Joyce Blessing stated.

The Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) which honoured the late musician with the Music Hero award at its Grand Ball in December last year, said in a statement that Jewel Ackah will forever be cherished.

Communications Director, Ahuma Ocansey (Daddy Bosco), said his one-week observation will be announced shortly.

Jewel Ackah was one of the Highlife greats and in the 80s and 90s, was at the top of his career with his distinct voice which appealed to many. He also experimented with Gospel music at some points in his life.

Some of his songs include Asomdwoe Hene, Jesus, Manye Yie among others.

SOURCE: GRAPHIC.

FOR ADVERTISED IN OUR WEBPAGE  CONTACT  ghanamediaworld@gmail.com  OR visit www.ghanamediaworld.com

WE PUBLISHED 99% GHANA NEWS AND THE REST 1%  FOR OUTSIDE WORLD NEWS, GHANA FIRST,PUBLISHED  YOUR OWN FIRST TO WIN BETTER FUTURE WITH OUTSIDE WORLD LETS THEM SPEAKS YOUR OWN MOTHER LANGUAGES BEFORE THEY AQUIRE A VISA TO VISIT OUR MOTHERLAND COUNTRY GHANA. ENGLISH IS COMMON FOR EVERY COUNTRY IN THIS TO BE SPOKEN….BUT IN TERMS OF THINGS OF LANGUAGE,YOU DONT KNOWS THEM UNTIL THE TRUTH…..

DISCLAIMER: “The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not neccessarily reflect those of  GhanaMediaWorld. The contents of this article are of sole responsibility of the author(s).  Ghana Media World will not be responsible or liable for any inaccurate or incorrect statements contained in this article.” © GHANAMEDIAWORLD.COM

HAVE A SAY. WHAT DO YOU THINK? DROP COMMENTS!

SOURCE:  WWW.GHANAMEDIAWORLD.COM

@ghanamediaworld on Twitter / lnstagram  ghanamediaworld

Do you have a story for The Ghanameiaworld Online news team? Email us at ghanamediaworld@gmail.com Or call us:

THE NEWS ITEMS ARE REAL  AND WE ARE NOT FAKE MEDIA,WE ARE HERE  FOR YOU  BECAUSE OF  TRUELY MEDIA. IF NOT BECAUSE OF YOU, WE CANNOT BE GHANAMEDIAWORLD.COM OR WHAT WE HAVE REACH TO BE NOW.WE PUBLISH WHAT IS TRUELY INSIDE THE MEDIA OF THE WORLD, FROM JOURNALIST NEWS,MEDIA NEWS, STARS NEWS, PERSONAL PRIVATE ADVERTISED AND CELEBRATIES NEWS,AND FROM THE PEOPLE WE GET TO KNOW,THE REAL NEWS FROM AND TO GHANA MEDIA WORLD, WITHOUT HIDDEN THINGS FROM YOU AND FROM THE TRUTH THAT WE GET FROM MEDIA AND JOURNALIST.AND ALSO SOMEWHERE WE GET TO KNOWN.OUR MEDIA PAGE IS STILL NOT COMPLETED,THERE IS A LOTS TO BE DONE IN GHANA MEDIA WORLD PAGE ONLINE. PUBLISHED NEWS,WE ADVERTISE FOR PEOPLE,ETC.LISTEN TO MANY RADIO STATIONS IN OUR PAGE BY CLICK.

READ MORE @ WWW.GHANAMEDIAWORLD.COM

CONTACT OF MEDIA AND ADVITISED IN OUR WEBPAGE ,IF YOU NEED PROFECTIONALS RADIO STATION LIVE STREAMING FOR BROADCASTING TOOLS PLUS WEBPAGE,DOMAIN,WE ARE NUMBER ONE PROFECTIONALS TO HELP YOU,NEWS,RADIOS,MEDIA,MAGAZINES,ADVERTISMENTS.LIVE STREAMING PROVIDER.
WE ARE HUGE BIG COMPANY.
ONLINE RADIO SETUP FOR YOUR FM STATION ONLINE.
FOR YOUR ONLINE RADIO – Also for Your Media , FM Station, Church or As well as online Internet Radio Station.
We do it profectional.Its is your dream to set up an online radio station that will turn you into a major media hub in this country and the world as well as to enable promote your goods and services Globally.Then contact us immediately at ghanamediaworld@gmail.com or call us 004915218034976 OR 004917648327355 –  0023354294897
We are running an express and affordable online radio set up for all.
Contact us and have a feel of what it feels to own an online radio and what we have for you.
Call or Whats App 004915218034976 NOW

THE ONLINE RADIO STATION DEVELOPED BY GHANAMEDIAWORLD.COM

CONTACT OUR E-MAIL ADDRESS  ghanamediaworld@gmail.com

SHARE OUR PAGE AND LIKE US IN FACEBOOK,INSTAGRAM,WHATSAPP,PINTEREST,YOUTUBE,LINKEDIN.

WE ARE NUMBER ONE TRUELY MEDIA.

 

 

Facebook Comments

Please follow and like us:

  • 4
  • Share

SHARE THIS:

Comment Below

comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.