• 1.1. ethiopia hagere
  • 1.2. sethed seketelat
  • 1.3. eywat setenafegagn
  • 1.4. aynotche terabu/shemonmwanaye
  • 1.5. musicawi silt
  • 1.6. che belew shellela almaz
  • 1.7. tezeta
  • 1.8. tezalegn yetentu
  • 1.9. aha begena
12. März 2010
Label: TERP
Genre: Weltmusik

ex, the / getatchew mekuria

moa anbessa

MOA ANBESSA

LP  €  14,99
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MOA ANBESSA

CD  €  14,99
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Getatchew Mekuria is the most revered veteran of the Ethiopian saxophone. He is a real giant, both physically and musically. In his seventies, he is still in full voice, with his own, powerfully distinctive style of playing. His huge vibrato, both forceful and fragile, plays around the vocal lines, using typical Ethiopian embellishments. He started playing in 1947 in the Addis Abeba Municipal Ban , then in the Haile Selassie 1 Theatre Orchestra and the Police Orchestra. He also backed up all the famous Ethiopian singers. He is the inventor of a musical style called the Shellele, which originates from an heroic war-chant, translated to the saxophone. When he rlays it, he dons a lion's mane and cuts loose with furious solos that are a kind of free ... read more