Bill T. Jones on Fela Kuti
Friday, December 19, 2008
What Achebe did for literature, Fela Kuti did for music. The Nigerian composer and father of Afrobeat inspired a generation of artists--one of whom is choreographer Bill T. Jones. Kurt talks with Jones about his musical "Fela!" which celebrates the art and life of a musical legend.
Sorrow, Tears, and BloodArtist: Fela KutiAlbum: From the musical Fela!Label: Globe Style
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