Saturday, October 26, 2013

Cervantino Day 15: Tony Allen's press conference

The articulate drummer, a Nigerian who now lives in the US filled the Alhondiga, charmed charmed the journalists at his press conference. At the age of seventeen, he started dedicating his life to the drums hasn't looked back.

I have to admit his concert, a group effort, was too noisy for me. Maybe I would have done better with a CD but he said he doesn't bring them to his concerts, likes to concentrate on what he does best, drumming. You can go to Amazon to read about his memoir, titled unsurprisingly Tony Allen.

casual but fashionable in his chartreuse tennies