Jerry Dammers' Spatial AKA Orchestra Presents a tribute to Sun Ra and other musical mavericks
John L. Walters, Barbican show programme, 10 March 2009
JERRY DAMMERS has long had a place in the nation's musical heart. His exuberant, hard-working band Special AKA (the Specials), helped to revive and redefine ska and bluebeat for a generation who were tired of punk's narrow agenda, and hungered for tunes and freedom.
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