- event type: Concert
- start date: 23 Apr 2018
- end date: 24 Apr 2018
- city/area: Berlin
- venue:Club Gretchen | Berghain
- country: Germany
- 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