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

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Date Event name City/Town Venue
29 Jun Love Supreme Festival 2018 Lewes Glynde Place

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Review: Tony Allen & Amp Fiddler @ Ghost Notes (London; Thursday 10th May 2018)

Opening the evening was Mogadisco’s finest selection of African beats, thus setting the scene for the proceeding collusion of cross-border musicians. The left of the stage was set for a legendary Nigerian afro-beat drummer operating with Tony Allen’s full drum kit, whilst the symmetrical spotlight to the right shone upon…

Artists: Amp Fiddler , Mogadisco , Tony Allen

Preview: Love Supreme Jazz Festival @ Glynde Place (Glynde; Friday 29th June to Sunday 1st July 2018)

Set against the backdrop of the historic Glynde Place, Love Supreme has rapidly taken its place amongst the elite summer festivals in the UK. Now in its 6th year, the festival has regularly procured big names in the world of jazz and soul music, and this year is no different….

Artists: Alfa Mist , Ezra Collective , Level 42 , MF Robots , Moses Boyd , Nubya Garcia , Songhoy Blues , The Brand New Heavies , Tony Allen , Zakir Hussain

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…

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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