Tony Allen
Genres:
International, R&B
Meta styles:
African Traditions, Soul
Styles:
Afro-beat, Funk, West African

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 musicians...

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Dekmantel 10 Years 10.2

Dekmantel 10 Years 10.2

Year:
2018
Tracks:
2
Bitrate:
249 kbps
Dekmantel 10 Years 10.1

Dekmantel 10 Years 10.1

Year:
2018
Tracks:
1
Bitrate:
269 kbps
A Tribute To Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers (EP)

A Tribute To Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers (EP)

Year:
2017
Tracks:
4
Bitrate:
320 kbps
The Source

The Source

2
Year:
2017
Tracks:
11
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Film Of Life

Film Of Life

1
Year:
2014
Tracks:
13
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Black Voices Re-Visited

Black Voices Re-Visited

Year:
2010
Tracks:
10
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Secret Agent

Secret Agent

Year:
2009
Tracks:
11
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Afro Disco Beat

Afro Disco Beat

1
Year:
2007
Tracks:
10
Bitrate:
201 kbps
Lagos No Shaking

Lagos No Shaking

Year:
2006
Tracks:
11
Bitrate:
320 kbps
No Accommodation For Lagos & No Discrimination

No Accommodation For Lagos & No Discrimination

Year:
2002
Tracks:
6
Bitrate:
320 kbps
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