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How Fela Kuti Drummer Tony Allen Rediscovered His Jazz Roots

As Fela Kuti’s drummer during the 1970s, Tony Allen was at the center of one of the era’s greatest groups. “There was no band like the Africa ’70,” asserts Fela’s son Femi Kuti, a respected Afrobeat musician in his own right. “And there is no drummer like Tony Allen.”

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