The Anglo-Ethiopian Society
Music - Mulatu Astatke - An intimate Ethiopian evening with the Father of Ethio-Jazz
Thursday 5th November 2015
His Excellency the Ethiopian Ambassador cordially invites you to join him for an intimate evening with world-renowned Ethiopian jazz musician Mulatu Astatke – the Father of Ethio-Jazz - who will be playing at the legendary Porchester Hall, Porchester Road, London W2 5HS on Thurs 5th November. Doors open at 7pm, the concert starts at 8pm.
The event is part of Ethiopia's celebrations for World Travel Market 2015. Tickets are £25 which includes the concert, Ethiopian dinner and wine, and a free raffle with prizes of Ethiopian Airlines return ticket London-Addis Ababa (excluding tax) and free stays at various eco-lodges in Ethiopia.
Mulatu Astatke bears witness to an extraordinarily rich career. From his musical studies at Trinity College London and Berklee College of Music, Boston, through groundbreaking recordings for the legendary Amha label in Addis Ababa’s golden age, to his soundtrack for a recent Jim Jarmush film, his adoption by the musical youth of Europe and the United States and sampling by hip hop royalty, Astatke has a unique musical history.
Tickets, £27.25 (including booking fee), should be purchased via the Eventbrite website.