• Mulatu Astatke - Mulatu Steps Ahead - 2LP

The Godfather of "Ethio Jazz" with his album from 2010!

1. RADCLIFFE

2. GREEN AFRICA

3. THE WAY TO NICE

4. ASSOSA

5. I FARAM GAMI I FARAM

6. MULATU’S MOOD

7. ETHIO BLUES

8. BOOGALOO

9. MOTHERLAND

This is the first new solo album by MULATU ASTATKE himself since the 1980s! Arich new album of Ethio sounds, perfect for all fans of world music, jazz andthe outstanding selling Ethiopiques series. Following his acclaimedcollaboration on STRUT with THE HELIOCENTRICS, the Father of Ethio jazz nowpresents his brand new studio album, "Mulatu Steps Ahead?. The album exploresnew directions in fusions of Western jazz with Ethiopian modes, moving forwardthe pioneering sound Mulatu developed during the "60s and "70s (as showcasedon the recent Strut compilation "New York Addis London?). Tracks were recordedwith members of EITHER/ORCHESTRA in Boston, with contributions by traditionalEthiopian musicians in Addis, members of The Heliocentrics and some of theUK?s leading jazz and African players during the final sessions in London inNovember 2009. The A-list line-up of musicians include BYRON WALLEN (UK), JACKYGLESIAS, JAMES ARBEN and DANNY KEANE from The Heliocentrics, members ofEither/Orchestra in Boston and leading players from Addis Ababa.

Mulatu Astatke - Mulatu Steps Ahead - 2LP

  • Labels Strut Records
  • Product Code: STRUT056LP
  • Availability: In Stock
  • 24.00€


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