Here is an album you might want to check out: Ehtopian musician,arranger bandleader Mulatu Astatke music has gained well deserved new momentum in recent years. He is largely known as the father of Ethio-Jazz a genre which combines jazz, latin elements and traditional ethopian music. The compilation NEW YORK-ADDIS-LONDON THE STORY OF ETHIO JAZZ 1965-1975 covers his early landmark ‘60s and ‘70s recordings. Out on Strut Records it is available at all the usual outlets including the Strut Records Store.
For more information go to: www.mulatu-ethiojazz.com