Archive | April 28, 2015

VIDEO ALERT: Various Artists – Adera (Song Dedicated to Ethiopians Killed in Libya South Africa Yemen and Saudi Arabia)

Music can bring out a lot of different emotions in people, among them joy. The artists in the video below have decided to use music to bring consolation and healing to the friends and families of Ethiopians who have lost their lives recently via different tragic events in the world, such as terrorism by ISIS. […]

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Q & A ALERT: Mulatu Astatke On Promoting East African Music & Africa’s Influence On The World

April 13th, 2015. 5:30pm. Ghion Hotel just outside of the African Jazz Village Club. Addis Ababa. Age is not a factor for the great Dr. Mulatu Astatke. On any given Saturday, you can catch the 71-year-old Ethio-jazz inventor hopping back and forth from the timbales, congas and, of course, vibraphone with the same tenacity as […]

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