Mulatu Astatke New York-Addis-London : The Story Of Ethio Jazz 1965-1975

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  • 1. yekermo sew
  • 2. i faram gami i faram
  • 3. shagu
  • 4. mulatu
  • 5. fikratchin
  • 6. yegelle tezeta
  • 7. asiyo bellema
  • 8. emnete
  • 9. lanchi biye
  • 10. yefikir tizita
  • 11. yekatiii
  • 12. ebo lala
  • 13. wubit
  • 14. dewel
  • 15. mascaram setaba
  • 16. girl from addis ababa
  • 17. kasalefkut hulu
  • 18. netsanet
  • 19. ene alantchie alnnorem
  • 20. tezeta

An essential compilation showcasing defintive tracks from cult ethio-jazz legend Mulatu Astatke on Strut!!!

Vibraphone and keyboard player, master arranger and bandleader, Mulatu Astatke is one of the all-time greats of Ethiopian music and the creator of his own original music form, Ethio jazz. Through the acclaimed Ethiopiques album series and through featuring on the soundtrack to the Jim Jarmusch film Broken Flowers, his music has belatedly reached a global audience and a new, younger generation of fans. Last year, he recorded an inspired new album with London psych jazz band The Heliocentrics for Strut’s ‘Inspiration Information’ studio collaboration series. Now, the good peple at Strut have for the first time anywhere have compiled the definitive Mulatu career retrospective covering his landmark ‘60s and ‘70s recordings

Mulatu is a true pioneer of African music. He was the first Ethiopian musician of his generation to travel extensively and to record abroad – he studied in the UK in Wales and at Trinity College Of Music in London, cutting his teeth on the buoyant London jazz scene of the early ‘60s. He became the first African student to attend Harvard and he lived and recorded in New York, developing a unique sound that fused Western jazz with traditional Ethiopian melodies.

Tracing the progression of his Ethio jazz experiments with full access to all of the labels for whom he recorded, Mulatu Astatke: New York-Addis-London is the essential Mulatu. Covering his first recordings in the UK during 1965, his groundbreaking fusions for the small Worthy label in New York and his key ‘70s recordings back in Addis on Amha,

Includes extensive sleeve notes from Miles Cleret from Soundway Records and photos!

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