ALEKE KANONU is an unknown Nigerian musician who played with numerous jazz artists in USA. For instance, he played on the Stanley Cowell's album entitled "Regeneration" on "Strata-East" in 1976. In 1980, he recorded this fantastic afro-beat album with many great jazz musicians like "wynton marsalis". The year later, Aleke released a 12" with Mr tolbert entitled happiness / nwanne, nwanne, nwanne.
aleke kanonu (vocal,percussion), buddy willimas (drums), george davis (guitar), wilbur bascomb (bass), ben carter (piano), bill fisher (sax), earl mcintyre (trombone), milt ward (trumpet), wynton marsalis (fluegal horn), bob schwall (engineer), john ekwuyasi (producer), executive director (william fischer)