Dennis Prempeh, ordinarily alluded to by his stage name, Owurasax, is a skilled artist who shows his heart and appreciation with the vocal breaths he mixes into his saxophone. Conceived in Kumasi, Dennis, by age 17, had turned into the most youthful piano player to join a grown-up jazz combo band called The Royal Jazz Combo, drove by famous TV star Frank Butah. The Royal Jazz Combo turned into an occupant jazz combo band at Manhyia Palace for His Royal Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu and performed in numerous inns inside Ghana. Understanding every one of the open doors and superb encounters with the band, Dennis found a more profound energy for the saxophone, the instrument that so includes his regular daily existence. He was guided and instructed by some extraordinary Ghanaian performers like Agya Koo Nimo, Frank Butah, Kwame Chief, Akwasi Butah, Osei Tutu, Teddy Osei and numerous others. As he traveled under the control of the veteran Frank Butah, he turned into the most youthful saxophone player in Ghana and had awesome music openings.
Owurasax reviews the voyage starting at eight years old when he used to take after his mom, a vocalist, to chapel. By age 9, he was at that point playing drums and the piano. In any case, while he kept on playing these two instruments as he developed as a performer, neither moved his heart the way the saxophone did – and still does. To date, at whatever point he hears the saxophone being played live or on a record, it generally moves energy in his soul. One qualification he adores most about the saxophone, he says, is that he can revive the instrument keeping in mind the end goal to create its sound. The saxophone has a particular sound that is extremely enthusiastic, and one can without much of a stretch express or experience extraordinary emotions with it whenever, he says, including that this nature of the saxophone is as opposed to non-wind instruments, for example, the console, drums, and guitar, which don’t give him that same feeling.
As a Ghanaian, the African culture has unequivocally affected Owurasax’s sound and xplicitgh. However he analyzes his sound to nobody, despite the fact that melodic craftsmen like The Rumblers, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Stan Getz, Gerald Albright, Kenny G, Kirk Whalum and numerous others have affected his enthusiasm for music. My music primarily consolidates the percussion as a result of its beat, giving it my own mark, he says. I trust that music is a style of nature so what I typify from my present surroundings is as a rule what I show. I don’t place myself in a container. Dennis has had a similar stage with prevalent craftsmen, for example, Kirk Whalum, Alvin Slaughter, Uche Agu and in addition numerous others. He has additionally played in many jazz bars and focuses in the nation. As a foundation artist, he has performed and recorded with Ghanaian specialists like Becca, Okyeame Kwame, Stella Dugan, Sonnie Badu, Yaw Sarpong, Nana Acheampong, Ernest Opoku, and Hanna Marfo.