Nigerian-British Saxophonist Apologies To His Father On Air


Nigerian-British saxophonist, pianist and singer Sunday Akintan has told the BBC Newsday programme that he hasn’t spoken to his father since deciding to pursue a career in music.

The 35-year-old, who combines Yoruba rhythms with jazz, pop and funk to create a sound he calls “Yorubeat”, avoids doing gigs in Nigeria in order to avoid his father.

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