State of Rhythm: Danilo Plessow (Motor City Drum Ensemble) with Tony Allen ‐ Worldwide FM

State of Rhythm: Danilo Plessow (Motor City Drum Ensemble) with Tony Allen


Danilo Plessow AKA Motor City Drum Ensemble is on a constant mission to discover new sounds.

Drawing from an impressive record collection, the celebrated DJ and producer shares some of the music that inspires him every month here on Worldwide FM.

For this show Danilo selects mellow vibes to celebrate the dawn of summer in Paris.

He also welcomes Tony Allen, Nigerian drummer who pioneered afro-beat with Fela Kuti. Together they discuss Tony’s latest album, A Tribute to Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, out on Blue Note Records.

Listen now Tracklist

Yusef Lateef – First Gymnopedie [Impulse!] // USA
Dick McGarvin – Nova [Uncle Bear] // USA
Carter Jefferson – Why [Timeless] // USA
Joyce Hurley – Maiden Voyage [44 Records] // USA
Mick Linnard And David Hughes – Pieces on the Ground [Jazzland] // USA
Cadaques Connexio – Speak No Evil [HFF Records] // Spain
Azanyah – Praise [Path of Light] // USA
Sherman Martin Austin Sextet – Mimosa [Nakamichi] // USA
Tony Allen – Politely [Blue Note] // Nigeria
Tony Allen – Night in Tunisia [Blue Note] // Nigeria
Tony Allen – Moanin [Blue Note] // Nigeria
Shirley Nanette – Sometimes [Satara] // USA
The Turbulations – I’m in Love [Guava] // USA
The Ballads – Your Love [Balja] // USA
Ricky Lance – Again & Again [City Lights] // USA
Darling Dears – I Don’t Think I’ll Ever Love Another [Flower City] // USA
Gaston – My Dreams [Hotlanta] // USA
Sycomore – Windsong [Celebration] // USA
Sycomore – Lovely Day to fly [Celebration] // USA
Peace, Hope & Security – Where Are You [Glory Land] // USA
Richard Blandon – Lost In The Wilderness [Vicki] // USA
Lost Weekend – The Bridge of Love [Lost Weekend] // USA
Kalima – Where is the Sunshine (PT1&2) [Olive Tree] // USA
Stephen Encinas – Music In Me [Kalinda] // Trinidad
Charles McCormick – I Want You For Myself [Mon-Tab] // USA
East West Connection – Beschwörung [Private Press] // USA
Michael Naura Quartet – Soledad De Murcia [MPS] // Germany