8 Feb 2016

Duncan Brooker - The Revival of African Funk

From Waitangi Monday, 11:10 am on 8 February 2016
cover of Duncan Brooker's compliation: Afro Rock Vol 1.

Steele Beauttah of the cover of Duncan Brooker's compliation: Afro Rock Vol 1. Photo: supplied

Duncan Brooker spent years scouring west Africa for long lost funk music from the 1960's and 70's. He's been described by The Guardian as "the man who saved African Funk". He shares his tales of finding musicians and master tapes in markets and chicken sheds and chooses some of his favourites.

picture of Duncan Brooker at Glastonbury.

Duncan Brooker - the man who saved African funk, some say - spinning discs at Glastonbury. Photo: supplied

 

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