Day 2: Femi Kuti makes his mark

Friday, May 4, 2001 at 1:00am

International music fans are getting a huge treat Saturday with the first appearance in Nashville of sensational Nigerian bandleader, composer, saxophonist and keyboardist Femi Kuti. Kuti, as well as legendary singer/songwriter Bob Dylan, Blues Traveler and Holly Williams, the daughter of Hank Williams, Jr., ranks among the prime performers Saturday at River Stages.

Femi Kuti always wanted to be a musician. He had no doubts about his career choice despite the fact his legendary father Fela, the creator of the dashing hybrid sound called

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