Tony Allen performs in The Current studio

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Nigerian born musician, Tony Allen (Image courtesy of World Circuit Records)
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Tony Allen performs in The Current studio
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Tony Allen is a Nigerian born, self taught musician who for eleven years, was the drummer and musical director for the legendary band Fela Kuti and Africa 70. Allen along with Kuti have been credited with pioneering afrobeat music.
His latest project, "Secret Agent" was released in early 2010.

Tony and his band stopped by The Current studio for a session with Mark Wheat.

Songs performed: "Secret Agent" "Elewon Po (Too Many Prisoners)" and "Love and War".