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Mulatu Astatke
On a double night concert in Berlin

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  • event type: Concert
  • start date: 23 Apr 2018
  • end date: 24 Apr 2018
  • city/area: Berlin
  • venue:Club Gretchen | Berghain
  • country: Germany
  • style(s):
    • Jazz
    • World
  • event submitted by: Piranha Arts AG

PIRANHA PRESENTS: Mulatu Astatke - the "father of Ethio-Jazz" for a double night show on 23 & 24 April 2018.

After his sold-out concert at Club Gretchen last November, Mulatu Astatke revisits our city for two unique concerts in two different venues;

April 23 | Club Gretchen SOLD OUT - more info here
April 24 | Berghain Panorama Bar SOLD OUT - more info here

Mulatu is considered a pioneer of "Ethio-Jazz", a combination of classical jazz, Latin American influences and the traditional music of Ethiopia. He is a percussionist, clarinetist and vibraphonist and has been a talk of the jazz circles since the 1960s. Even today - at the age of 70 - is one of the most influential musicians in Africa. Take a look at the interview we did with him during his last visit in Berlin for an insight to Ethio-Jazz:



...nd get into the groove with this "Mulatu Astatke - Best of" playlist.

Doors open 20h | Concert starts 21h

Check out our latest "Addis 1988" vinyl release that features Mulatu Astatke as artistic director, composer, arranger and collaborating musician.

© photo: Dimitra Zina

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