Willie O. Anku holds a PhD and MA from University of Pittsburgh (1988, 1986) and MME (Master of Music Education) from the University of Montana, Missoula (1976). He is currently appointed director of the School of performing Arts, University of Ghana, Legon, and was the immediate past head of the Music Department at the same institution. He was visiting professor at the Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada (2004), Portland State University (2003), and at California State University, San Marcos between 1994 and 1996, and ever since has been on yearly visits during the summer. His research focuses on the acquisition of reliable digital transcriptions of African Music, which are analyzed, systematized and presented as rules of procedure for composition and performance. Dr. Anku has published in many journals such as The International Jazz Archives Journal, Intercultural Music, Black Music Research Journal, The Journal of the Performing Arts, and Music Theory online. Other publications include Structural set analysis Volume I “Adowa”, (1992) and volume 2 “Bawa” (1993).