2015-07-17 Tony Allen Birthday Bash

Tony AllenVisionary Nigerian drummer Tony Allen  has had an amazing career, from his days with Fela Kuti to his current collaborations with all kinds of artists, from British rappers to Brazilian singer Flavia Coelho. This show features a range of his work both past and present to celebrate his 20 July birthday. Plus some other music — mostly new releases and concert previews — at the end of the show.

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Hour 1
Tony Allen
“Kindness” from Homecooking

Fela Kuti “Beautiful Dancer (with Tony Allen)” from Black Man’s Cry / Beautiful Dancer

Susheela Raman “sarasa” from Love Trap

Metá Metá “Alakorô (feat. Tony Allen)” from Rolê: New Sounds of Brazil

Zap Mama “African Diamond (With Tony Allen & Meshell Ndegeocello)” from ReCreation

Unsung Heroes Featuring Ty & Bries “Right Here In Front Of You” from The Allenko Brotherhood Ensemble

Les Freres Smith “Afro!” from Contreband Mentality

Set break — KAOS Community Billboard

Tony Allen, Ray Lema, Baaba Maal, Positive Black Soul + Archie Shepp “No Agreement” from Red Hot + Riot

Tony Allen with Afrobeat 2000 “N.E.P.A. (Never Expect Power Always) [Dance Dub]” from The Shrine Presents Afrobeat

Tony Allen “Go Back (feat. Damon Albarn)” from Film of Life

Hour 2
Tony Allen and The Afro Messengers
“No Discrimination” from Afro Disco Beat

Tony Allen, M1 & Baloji “Afrodisco Beat 2013” from Red Hot + Fela

Flavia Coelho “People Dansa (feat. Tony Allen)” from Mundo Meu

KINGDOM☆AFROCKS “Fanfare” from Fanfare

Tony Allen “Crazy Afrobeat” from Homecooking

Ester Rada “Sinnerman” from I wish – EP

King Sunny Ade “E Dide E Mujo” from E Dide (Get Up)

Hailu Mergia “Yegle Nesh” from Hailu / Yegle Nesh – Single

Novalima “Zarambe” from Karimba

Set break — Spin The Globe world music concert calendar

Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Segal “Balazando” from Musique de nuit

Fanna-Fi-Allah “Dil Jis Se Zinda Hai (excerpt)” from Mehfil-E-Sama, Vol. 3

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