Mulatu Astatke

    Mulatu Astatke

    • Mulatu Astatke
    Mulatu Astatke

    Mulatu Astatke

    • Mulatu Astatke

    Mulatu Astatke

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    Kasalèfkut Hulu (From All the Time I Have Passed)Mulatu Astatke
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    Munayé (My Muna)Mulatu Astatke
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    Dèwèl (Bell)Mulatu Astatke
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    Tezeta (Nostalgia)Mulatu Astatke
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        Ethiopian musician (piano, organ, vibraphone, and percussion), composer, and arranger Mulatu Astatke (the name is spelled Astatqé on his French releases) is a household name in his native country, where he is known as the father of Ethio-jazz, a unique blend of pop, modern jazz, traditional Ethiopian music, Latin rhythms, Caribbean reggae, and Afro-funk. Born in 1943 in the west Ethiopia city of Jimma, Mulatu studied music in London, New York City, and Boston, where he was the f... Read more

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