Africa: Leif Totusek – African Guitar Par Excellence!
[Afropop] Seattle-based guitarist and bandleader Leif Totusek has been playing African guitar styles for some 40 years, notably in the U.K. in the 1980s with Somo Somo, a leading Congolese band fronted by legendary guitarist Mosese Fan Fan. In addition to leading his signature band, Freestyle Candela, Leif has been part of a host of bands and events spanning styles from around the African continent and the Caribbean. Afropop's Banning Eyre met Leif in Boston in the early '90s, and briefly played in one version of