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Y'Anbessaw Tezeta (with bonus CD)

CD (Item 621678) Terp (Netherlands), 2012 — Condition: New Copy
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Getatchew Mekuria & The Ex — Y'Anbessaw Tezeta (with bonus record!) ... LP 32.99

A brilliant meeting of talents – legendary Ethiopian saxophonist Getatchew Mekuria, and the ever-amazing Ex – paired together in a set of work that's even better than their previous collaboration! This time around, it The Ex feel even more like an Ethio-inspired group – often serving up spare but complicated rhythm patterns that are a perfect fit for Mekuria's tenor – letting him really stretch out in the lead, and direct most of the energy of the music with a tone and sense of timing that are soulful in ways that go beyond expectations! Titles include "Aha Gedawo", "Ambassel", "Tezeta", "Bati", "Ene Eskemot Derese", and "Zerafewa/Eregedawo" – and package also features a full bonus CD, with live material by The Ex with Mekuria and the ICP Orchestra!  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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