All posts by SebP

Interview: Q&A with Dele Sosimi – “Dance Together” with an Afrobeat Torchbearer  (December 2017)

Fans of afrobeat must not miss Afrobeat Vibration’s 9th anniversary, which takes place at the Jazz Café on December 15th.  Ahead of this celebration, Rhythm Passport caught up with Fela Kuti’s former keyboard player and Afrobeat Vibration’s founder, Dele Sosimi, for a brief chat. Rhythm Passport: When you left Fela...
Album Review: Tony Allen – The Source [Blue Note Records]
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Album Review: Tony Allen – The Source [Blue Note Records]

Hot on the heels of his highly acclaimed EP, A Tribute To Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers, drumming legend Tony Allen returns with his wonderfully crafted jazz LP, The Source. Having never truly explored the genre before, Allen has married jazz with his first love, afrobeat, the results of...
Interview: Patrick Patterson – Cymande (May 2017)

Interview: Patrick Patterson – Cymande (May 2017)

Formed in London in 1971, from a varied collection of Caribbean musicians, Cymande have blazed a funk-drenched trail and spread their message of peace and togetherness ever since. After a number of years in which their members devoted their energy to other projects, the band are back on the road,...
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