Tag Archives: Mulatu Astatke

SONG OF THE DAY Lucky Brown & The S.G.’s – Taterbug

“Lucky Brown wants his heart and his art to transmit an everyday people’s sound, made by everyday people, dedicated to the upliftment of all people.” Composer Joel Ricci, a.k.a Lucky Brown, hails from Port Angeles, Washington, USA.  Accompanied by bandmates The … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Sorcerers – In Pursuit Of Shai Hulud

“Who’s this? The Sorcerers? It’s cool! This is great. Give me the cd man!” – Mulatu Astatke Inspired by Ethiopian jazz and the works of Mulatu Astatke, The Sorcerers are a Leeds-based formed by guitarist Pete Williams and bassist Neil … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Family Atlantica – Enjera

London-based Family Atlantica are a lively, funky bunch of musicians whose diverse musical melting pot combines a multitude of styles.  Ranging from Latin to African, this sound also fuses together elements of funk, jazz and Ethio-jazz,( with the great Mulatu … Continue reading

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