It’s not just about learning afrobeat as a style. Tony Allen’s patterns and sound is the perfect way for me to understand 16th note syncopated beats. You get a ton of ideas just by looking at him lay effortlessly one idea over the next.
Here you have a man who’s considered a visionaire on what we call funk drumming. And he tells the story of how he met his legendary boss, Sly. Talk about taking risks in just about the right time.
- Not enough time
- Better things to do given the needed time is provided
- Not having anything new to share as a view
- CONSTANTLY doubt any newly found musical ground and take your time in trying to create a healthy approach towards it
- You just forget it exists