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ARTICLE: AFROBEAT DIARIES

Part 19 - Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band: Live

Read "Part 19 - Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band: Live" reviewed by Chris May

Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band

Live

Grigri Discs

2011

Washington, DC-based Chopteeth isn't exactly an Afrobeat band, not all of the time anyway. Fela Kuti pieces figure in its set list, but so do “belle epoque" tunes from Guinea's Le Simandou De Beyla, Senegal's Orchestra Baobab, Congo's Tabu Ley Rochereau and ...