Production & Performance

Eme & Michael are each musicians and performers on the scene in DC, leading groups like Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band, Eme & Heteru and DC Highlife Stars.

In addition to creating their own music together, Michael has produced albums for Chopteeth, Cheick Hamala Diabate, Elikeh, Zieti and others, and the duo produce, coach songwriters and rehearsals at their project studio in Silver Spring.

Eme & Michael have organized live events for Smithsonian Museum of African Art, US Parks Service, George Mason University, AFL-CIO, Mercy Corps and others. They also facilitate workshops on the different styles of music they play and how those sounds intersect historically and musically.

They would love to chat with you about your next project or event!

[More detailed information on Production & Performance offerings will be available on this page soon…]

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