|“My evolution has worked backwards, starting with James Brown and ending with Naples.”||
World Music Features
Italian saxman Enzo Avitabile delves into the strange and venerable bottari tradition of Naples, which uses huge wine casks as drums and metal sickles as percussion. On his quirky new release, Save The World, Avitabile gets the likes of Khaled, Manu Dibango, Hugh Masekela and others to join him in making his big noise.
By Rob Weisberg