Mulatu Astatke & Black Jesus Experience: To Know Without Knowing review – bright Ethio-jazz

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Mulatu Astatke & Black Jesus Experience: To Know Without Knowing review – bright Ethio-jazz
(Agogo)The Melbourne collective and 76-year-old Astatke play wedding songs, political rap and cross-continental fusionsLike many great jazz originals liberated by the idiom’s openness to all manner of borrowings and hybrids, the Ethiopian multi-instrumentalist and composer Mulatu Astatke created a new sound by unlikely alchemy – between the Latin grooves and ... read more
Source: JazzPublished on 2020-06-26