Éthiopiques 7: Erè mèla mèla

Mahmoud Ahmed - Éthiopiques 7: Erè mèla mèla
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September 14, 1999 / Release Date
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In the early 70s, the Ethiopian scene was bubbling with activity. A handful of sublime musicians were in the process of giving birth to a form of jazz of their own, a crossbreeding, at the crossroads of traditional Ethiopian music (known as azmari), psychedelic jazz, acid funk, Latin music and Soul, all the musical styles that were popular in East Africa at the time. Among these gentlemen were vibraphonist Mulatu Astatke (known as the father of ethio-jazz), saxophonist Getatchew Mekurya (who ... read more
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