Fela Kuti In Performance / Ginger Baker Footage (1971)

Netflix is currently streaming Ginger Baker In Africa, an incredibly loose documentary surrounding the British percussion wizard's trip from Algeria to Lagos, Nigeria in November of 1971. And by 'loose' I mean 53 minutes of (ostensibly) amateur footage that oscillates between off-the-cuff jam sessions, animated beat-poetry narration, along with scattered "on the road" vignettes. If you're into this sort of trip (we are) it's great - if not, don't bother. The headiest of travelogues.

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