ALJO + AFROBEAT = FELA! Is a continuation of the musical dialogue between Afro Latin Jazz and other forms of music that draw from the rich musical roots of Africa, in this case specifically the Afro Beat style pioneered by the great Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Multi Grammy Winners Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra (ALJO) host some of the leading artists who have continued in Fela's musical legacy. The show will feature Jazz Big band arrangements of some of Fela's classic songs as well as collaborations between Arturo, ALJO and their guests artists.
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre
Expected Run Time is 180 minutes