• 1. I Faram Gami I Faram
      • 2. Mascaram Setaba
      • 3. Shagu
      • 4. One For Buzayhew
      • 5. Alone In The Crowd
      • 6. Almaz
      • 7. MULATU'S HIDEAWAY
      • 8. Askum
      • 9. A Kiss Before Dawn
      • 10. Playboy Cha Cha

      Ethio-jazz hero Mulatu Astake and His Ethiopian Quintet "Afro-Latin Soul" album from 1966! As the title suggest this is more leaning towards the Latin-soul jazz sound. Beautiful vibes, piano, and drumming from Mulatu with stirring haunting melodies. Recommended!

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