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Gordon Odametey grew up in the village "Beje Wo Ahumi" with his family, wich is well known for their extraordinary drummers and dancers. Following the influence of his grandfather, a well known herbalist, he discovered at an early age the healing force of certain spoken words and special drum rhythms,especially the "heartbeat rhythms". In Ghana and its neighbouring countries he very quickly became famous as an exellent drummer. He was teaching fellow Africans and later also Europeans: first in a drum school outside Accra and today in Berlin and Europe. Gordon Odametey is living in Berlin since 1985. He payed and still plays in many different groups such as:"No Fears", "The World Orchestra", "Senegambigha" and Ade Bantu. He also played with other drummers like Mustapha Tettey Addy and Aja Addy. With Ogidi-Gidi which he founded 1987, he toured with "Blach Uhuru" and "The Wailers" and also made a TV appearance with them. He perform for dancer - composing and playing the musical rhythms. He also composes percussion-rhythms for different musicians. Last but not least he showed his skills on noumerous solo-concerts in Berlin, Basel, Vienna, Paris, New Orleans, Honkong ... Gordon Odametey has found his very own unique style. With the background of his tradition and his long experience in many different styles of music he is working in the field between traditional African rhythms and modern styles of music all throughout the world.
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