Daily Discovery: Tony Allen – Secret Agent [Full Album]

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Date Event name City/Town Venue
22 Sep Tony Allen ‘The Source’ Album Launch London The Jazz Cafe

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Preview: Tony Allen – The Source Album Launch @ Jazz Café (London, 22nd September 2017)

Known for being the man behind the beat in afrobeat, Tony Allen is considered the pioneer and professor of Nigerian drumming.  The maestro of polyrhythms, he can sound like five different drummers playing in unison without even breaking a sweat, “after 45 minutes, I’m just warming up!” Allen drummed with…

Artists: Tony Allen

Review: Jazz Re:Found (Turin, Italy – 7th to 11h December 2016)

Today, black music is warmth, experimentation, crossbreeding, avant-garde, tradition, and rhythm. Turin’s Jazz Re:Found festival explores these definitions, with a curious and forward thinking vision on music, honouring great names of the past while looking at the most current scenes with a sharp eye and sensitive ear. Spread across seven…

Artists: Dj Khalab , Gilles Peterson , Gogo Penguin , Grandmaster Flash , Tony Allen , Underground Resistance , Yussef Kamaal

Review: Late at the Library – Felabration! @ British Library (London, 16th October 2015)

It’s not every day that you witness one of the most famous libraries in the UK (and one of the most important cultural centres in London) being transformed into the Shrine, the mythical Lagos club from which the legendary figure of Fela Kuti emerged in the late 1970s – yet…

Artists: 2face Idibia , African Boy , Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra , Laura Mvula , Shingai Shoniwa , Terry Walker , Tony Allen

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