Item added to your basket:

Close
Afro Latin Soul Vol. 2
Artist
Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet
ReleaseProduct
Afro Latin Soul Vol. 2
Label
Strut
Catalogue Number
STRUT157LP
Release Date
July 2018
  • Vinyl 1×LP $28.99

    Estimated shipping in 7 days. This item is not in stock, but is available from our suppliers.
    If there are any issues in fulfilling your order we will contact you immediately.

Gift This Product

The modern consensus is that Mulatu Astatke’s best years begin with 1972’s Mulatu Of Ethiopia LP. However, Strut’s re-releases of Astatke’s two Afro Latin Soul albums may be about to change all that. Originally issued in 1966 when Astatke was living in New York, the records are important formative works in the style that would eventually come to be known as Ethio Jazz. Despite playing under the name of The Ethiopian Quintet, Astatke’s band contained players from both American and Afro-Latin lineages as well as Astatke’s Horn Of Africa style. It is this cross-pollination of techniques that makes the music so invigorating, from the funky groove of ‘Lover’s Mambo’ to ‘Girl From Addis Abada’s wild shuffle.

Read More
  1. 1 The Panther (Boogaloo) 1:17 Mulatu Astatke
  2. 2 Konjit (Pretty) 2:00 Mulatu Astatke
  3. 3 Soul Power 2:00 Mulatu Astatke
  4. 4 Lover's Mambo 1:08 Mulatu Astatke
  5. 5 Love Mood For Two 2:00 Mulatu Astatke
  6. 6 Jijiger 1:15 Mulatu Astatke
  7. 7 Girl From Addis Ababa 2:00 Mulatu Astatke
  8. 8 Karayu 2:00 Mulatu Astatke
  9. 9 Raina 2:00 Mulatu Astatke

Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet

Strut

View More: Strut

World

View More: World

Jazz

View More: Jazz

1970s

View More: 1970s

Vinyl Reissue

View More: Vinyl Reissue
Close
Loading:
--:-- --:--

This site uses cookies. For information, please read our cookies policy.