Femi Kuti, son of late Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti, has said via his Twitter feed that he will have another go at attempting to break the World Record after Sunday’s failed attempt.
Did not know abt this.was told only abt KG's. I will go for this now. Just 4 personal reasons to prove I can 😊might take awhile 😄 https://t.co/2b5mASifTI
— Femi Anikulapo -Kuti (@Femiakuti) May 9, 2017
Kuti, an internationally renowned musician in his own right, admitted that the celebrations from his family and fans had been premature, after he mistakenly thought that he had surpassed the previous longest note played by US saxophonist Kenny G.
The official Guinness World Record for “the longest continuous note on a saxophone using the circular breathing method” is in fact held by Vann Burchfield (USA), who managed 47mins, 5secs back in 2000, as one tweeter pointed out:
— Immanuel Odeyemi (@ImmanuelOnRadio) May 9, 2017