Mulatu Astatke tour

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Mulatu Astatke Concerts Schedule Jan 2019

Jan 22
Tue, 8:30 pm
Mulatu Astatke, Sydney Festival
The Rocks · Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent

Mulatu Astatke Concerts Schedule Mar 2019

Mar 31
Sun, 8:00 pm
Mulatu Astatke
Köln · Die Kantine

Mulatu Astatke Concerts Schedule Apr 2019

Apr 1
Mon, 8:30 pm
Mulatu Astatke
Berlin · Astra Kulturhaus
Apr 5
Fri, 8:00 pm
Mulatu Astatke
Grenoble · La Belle Electrique
Apr 7
Sun, 7:00 pm
Mulatu Astatke
Zürich · Moods im Schiffbau

About Mulatu Astatke

Mulatu Astatke (born on December 19, 1943; surname sometimes spelled Astatqé on French-language releases: Mulatu Astatqé) is an Ethiopian musician and arranger best known as the father of ethio-jazz. Born in the western Ethiopian city of Jimma, Mulatu was musically trained in London, New York City, and Boston where he combined his jazz and Latin music interests with traditional Ethiopian music. Astatke led his band while playing vibraphone and conga drums—instruments that he introduced into Ethiopian popular music—as well as other percussion instruments, keyboards and organ (