About the artist
Percussion professional of Swedish folk and world music
Tina Quartey has been active for more than thirty years, passing on her percussion music, both on stage as a performer and in her long career as a teacher. She has been a pioneer of percussion in Swedish folk and world music and in Spelsmans music, performing with groups such as Filarfolket, Groupa, the Nordan project with Lena Willemark and Ale Möller, the group Alwa and the duo with Mats Edén.
She is also a frequent soloist. Her main instruments are congas, shekeré, berimbau, udu and batá, plus various cymbals, gongs, bells, singing bowls and other pleasant sounds.