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Tony Allen

Tony Allen

Tony Allen

On 16 June 2017, Tony Allen was a guest on Solid Steel. Tony Allen has been played on NTS over 100 times, featured on 99 episodes and was first played on 13 January 2013.

Born in Lagos, Nigeria in 1940, of mixed Nigerian and Ghanaian parentage, Tony Allen taught himself to play by listening to records made by the American jazz drummers Art Blakey and Max Roach. He began working as a professional musician in 1960, gigging around Lagos and variously playing highlife and jazz. Today living in Paris, Allen has long been acknowledged as Africa's finest kit drummer and one of it's most influential...

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Day Like This
Theo Parrish, Tony Allen
Wildheart Recordings2013
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Theo Parrish, Tony AllenWildheart Recordings2013
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Asiko
Tony Allen
Comet Records1999
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Tony AllenComet Records1999
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Afro-Disco Beat
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Honest Jon's Records2008
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Asiko (In A Silent Mix - Motor City Drum Ensemble Remix)
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Dekmantel2018
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Gbedu
Tony Allen
Honest Jon's Records2006
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Jazz Village2015
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Theo Parrish, Tony Allen
Wildheart Recordings2013
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Ole (A Remix By Moritz von Oswald)
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Honest Jon's Records2007
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Blue Note2017
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