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Mulatu Astatke

Primary Instrument: Percussion

Mulatu Astatke is an innovative multi-talented musician, composer, arranger and the founder of Ethio Jazz. Born in Jimma, Ethiopia, Mulatu Astatke studied at Lindisfarne College and Trinity College of Music in England and Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA. As a vibraphone, conga and percussion player, he has performed at numerous concerts in Ethiopia and abroad, including appearances at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, Lincoln Center in New York, Beethoven-Haus in Bonn and Barbican Center in London. Mulatu also performed as a guest artist with the Duke Ellington orchestra during its visit to Ethiopia in 1971...
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    Sketches of Ethiopia

    Harmonia Mundi
    2014
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    Sketches Of Ethiopia

    Harmonia Mundi
    2013
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    Yègellé Tezeta / Kasalèfkut Hulu

    Jazz Village
    2012
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    Yègellé Tezeta / As We Enter

    Jazz Village
    2010
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    Mulatu Steps Ahead

    Jazz Village
    2010
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    Mochilla Presents Timeless

    Jazz Village
    2010
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    Inspiration Information

    Jazz Village
    2009
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    Mulatu Astatke
    Ethio Jazz Vol. 1

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Featured recording “Sketches of Ethiopia”

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Sketches of Ethiopia

Harmonia Mundi (2013)

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