Mulatu Astatke - Afro-Latin Soul Vols. 1 & 2 (Strut Records)
After Strut Records reissued 'Mulatu Of Ethiopia', Mulatu Astatke's 1967 masterpiece, last year, the label continues on its chosen path with 'Afro-Latin Soul Vols. 1 & 2', at the time also recorded for Gil Snapper's Worthy Records label, but a year earlier than 'Mulatu Of Ethiopia'.
Mulatu Astatke - Mulatu Of Ethiopia (Strut Records)
Vinyl collectors and Ethio-jazz fans will of course already be aware, but just about the most iconic album in Mulatu Astatke's discography is 1972's 'Mulatu Of Ethiopia', originally distributed on producer Gil Snapper's Worthy, but now being rereleased by Strut Records in a deluxe version (1 CD or 3 LP's, apart from the original 7 track album, also featuring 7 mono premixes and a selection of outtakes that didn't make the album).
Mulatu Astatke - Mulatu Steps Ahead (Strut Records)
The success of 'New York + Addis + London, The Story of Ethio Jazz 1965-1975', the compilation of his earlier work Strut Records released last year, apparently inspired Mulatu Astatke to head back into the studio to record his first full-fledged solo album in years.
Mulatu Astatke - New York + Addis + London, The Story Of Ethio Jazz 1965-1975 (Strut Records)
When Jim Jarmusch decided to use the music of Mulatu Astatke for his film 'Broken Flowers' back in 2005, he inadvertently reignited the career of this veteran Ethiopian musician.
MULATU ASTATKE - HET DEPOT 10/2009
"Well, that was exactly the problem; a problem that was not only a reality in Ethiopia, but in most third world countries.
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