Alemayehu Eshete – Alteleyeshegnem

Label: Philophon

Via Philophon “Alemayehu Eshete is considered the golden voice of Ethiopia…With this new 7″ he continues his soulful approach on Ethiopian music. His funky classic Alteleyeshegnem is here re-interpreted by the Philophon house band in an even funkier way than the original.”

Mulatu Astatke – Mulatu Of Ethiopia

Label: Strut Records

An absolute must have in your collection, where you can witness the birth of Ethio Jazz… basically a piece of history!

Via Strut “Strut present the first official reissue of a landmark album in the field of African music…it comes in a limited edition 3LP 6-panel gatefold set featuring the stereo album master, a pre-mix mono master and a selection of out-takes from the sessions, giving the listener rare access to the DNA of the studio process. Also available are standard 1CD and 1LP formats. All formats feature a new interview with Mulatu Astatke and rare photos.”

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