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Olu Dara: New Album/New Year

Today is the 60th birthday of Olu Dara, born in Louisville Mississippi January 12th, 1941. The multi-instrumentalist’s long-awaited new album, Neighborhoods, is scheduled for release on February 20th, 2001. Following the success of Dara’s 1998 debut album as a leader, In the World: From Natchez to New York, Neighborhoods is an album of joyous stories and sounds that reflects both Dara’s Mississippi roots and his residency in Harlem.

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