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  • blog September 5, 2014

    Mulatu Astatke’s Journey to Find Himself

    The first thing that will strike you at a concert by Mulatu Astatke, before the music even starts, is the mix of the crowd you are in. First, there are the older jazz lovers who may have come upon Astatke … Read more »

  • blog July 29, 2014

    Jaojoby and Mahmoud Ahmed: Two African Giants Visit New York

    This past week, New York was graced with the presence of two legendary Afropop singer/bandleaders. Eusebe Jaojoby of Madagascar at age 58 and Mahmoud Ahmed of Ethiopia at 72 are both old enough to have lived the modern history of … Read more »

  • interview September 15, 2006

    Francis Falceto-Ethiopia: Empire and Revolution

    Francis Falceto is the creator of the 21-volume, and growing, Ethiopiques CD series on Buda Musique.  The series gives the most complete picture available of modern Ethiopian music, specializing in the highly productive era of the late 60s and early 70s … Read more »

  • blog September 15, 2006

    Discography- Ethiopia Part 1: Empire and Revolution

    This program also includes field recordings made in Ethiopia by Kay Kaufman Shelemay and Jean Jenkins. Here are a list of albums heard on Afropop Worldwide’s Ethiopia Part 1: Empire and Revolution: Mahmoud Ahmed Éthiopiques 6: Mahmoud Ahmed, Almaz (1973) … Read more »

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