King Sunny Ade gently dissed the Joe's Pub stage on which his 13 band members, and three dancers, were sardined. "Sometimes you have to squeeze yourself into a box of matches," said Nigerian juju's last giant standing. He smiled while noting the seated audience's unusual "dignity" and then played one of the most exciting and emotionally satisfying two hours of Afropop most of us would ever experience, sandwiching an intimate "unplugged"/"storytellers" segment between segments of jaw-droppingly sophisticated... More >>>