Tony Allen & Jimi Tenor :: Inspiration Information 4

During the late ’00s Strut Records launched its Inspiration Information series, an experiment in collaboration placing simpatico artists in the studio together for semi-impromptu recording sessions. The series fourth installment found Nigerian Afrobeat drumming legend Tony Allen in the room with Finnish multi-instrumentalist Jimi Tenor.

Jimi Tenor :: NY, Hel, Barca (1994-2001)

…the Hamburg, Germany imprint Bureau B has taken up the task of solving at least a portion of the the enigmatic artist’s puzzle: their latest release, NY, Hel, Barca (1994-2001), compiles 20 favorites from 6 of Tenor’s LPs, serving as a welcome primer to the emergence of Jimi Tenor, the solo artist.