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Tony Allen & Moses Boyd Masterclass Boiler Room x Guardian Gateways

Afrobeat legend and percussion pioneer Tony Allen sat down with Moses Boyd, one of the UK’s finest young drummers to share knowledge, beats and techniques as part of our Gateways series with Guardian.

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ANUTHA YES MI SELEKTAH.... SUMMER JUST ARRIVED PT. 2. Haiti, Cuba...

From the Cabo Verde archipelago we travel to Haiti with Paris based Nigerian master drummer Tony Allen for another Afro Futurist meltdown before heading off to Cuba… 1,007 more words

Deep Stuff

Thursday, June 30th

No matter how I’m feeling—up, down, whatever—he makes me feel better.

Tony Allen (1940-), drummer

Live, Paris, 2015

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Live (with Oghene Kologbo & World Squad), Brussels, 2014… 13 more words

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Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra

La distanza fisica che separa l’Africa occidentale da Haiti è enorme, corrisponde alla vastità marina dell’Oceano Atlantico. Eppure la cultura e la religione uniscono le genti da una parte all’altra, poiché il popolo di Haiti è figlio degli africani sradicati secoli fa dalla loro terra e venduti come schiavi nelle isole caraibiche. 352 more words

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Monday, June 20th

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Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra (Tony Allen, drums, et al.)
“Bade Zile,” 2016


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lagniappe

reading table

We don’t want him thinking too much.

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2015-2016 All Defense Teams Announced

See who made FIRST-TEAM-ALL-DEFENSE (Tony Allen voice). 146 more words

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Album Review: Abayomy Afrobeat Orquestra - Abra Sua Cabeça

The 13 or so musicians who make up the Abayomy Afrobeat Orquestra’s dizzying array of saxophones, brass, keyboard and percussion first met back in 2009 when they assembled for a gig at the inaugural… 493 more words

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