Swinging Addis is thriving once again, with the distinctive ancient-sounding tones of Ethiopia blending with modern jazz interpretations to create a totally unmistakable fusion. From the legendary innovators Mulatu Astatke and Getatchew Mekuria to today’s new generation of artists, this Rough Guide celebrates this burgeoning and most captivating of musical scenes.

01 Mulatu Astatke: Gamo 02 Akalé Wubé: Alègntayé 03 Tlahoun Gessesse: Aykedashem Lebe 04 The Budos Band: Origin Of Man   05 Tesfa Maryam Kidane: Heywete   06 Samuel Yirga: Firma Ena Wereket   07 Getatchew Mekuria & The Ex & Friends: Ambassel 

Swinging Addis is thriving once again, with the distinctive ancient-sounding tones of Ethiopia blending with modern jazz interpretations to create a totally unmistakable fusion. From the legendary innovators Mulatu Astatke and Getatchew Mekuria to today’s new generation of artists, this Rough Guide celebrates this burgeoning and most captivating of musical scenes.

01 Mulatu Astatke: Gamo 02 Akalé Wubé: Alègntayé 03 Tlahoun Gessesse: Aykedashem Lebe 04 The Budos Band: Origin Of Man   05 Tesfa Maryam Kidane: Heywete   06 Samuel Yirga: Firma Ena Wereket   07 Getatchew Mekuria & The Ex & Friends: Ambassel 

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Rough Guide To Ethiopian Jazz
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Swinging Addis is thriving once again, with the distinctive ancient-sounding tones of Ethiopia blending with modern jazz interpretations to create a totally unmistakable fusion. From the legendary innovators Mulatu Astatke and Getatchew Mekuria to today’s new generation of artists, this Rough Guide celebrates this burgeoning and most captivating of musical scenes.

01 Mulatu Astatke: Gamo 02 Akalé Wubé: Alègntayé 03 Tlahoun Gessesse: Aykedashem Lebe 04 The Budos Band: Origin Of Man   05 Tesfa Maryam Kidane: Heywete   06 Samuel Yirga: Firma Ena Wereket   07 Getatchew Mekuria & The Ex & Friends: Ambassel