Thursday, September 15, 2011

Woima Collective - Tezeta (2010)

ARTIST`````Woima Collective
Jazz, Funk,

Infectious album of Ethiopian and Afro-jazz inspired grooves from members of lauded German funk unit Poets Of Rhythm. 'Tezeta' came about after group leader and tenor sax player Johannes Schleiermacher was smitten with the sounds he soaked up on trips to Morocco and the feelings of celebration and healing in Gnawan trance performances. Further meetings with the legendary Ethio-jazz master, Mulatu Astatke, prompted him to set up a ten piece unit and after a three day rehearsal and a pair of two day recording session, this album was created. The result is brilliantly diverse album, ranging from fiery funk arrangements akin to the Heliocentrics, to super-cool and dubby workouts imbued with a skilled freedom and sublime groove which will surely impress any fans of the Ethiopiques series.


Also you can get my compilation BLEEDING ETHIOPIA.
And get the magnificent classic ETHIO JAZZ AND MUSIQUE INSTRUMENTALE 1969-1974


himalayas said...

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this is food for my soul.

Anonymous said...

Aaaaah yes,... such an nice vibrant sound! thanks...

Anonymous said...

you must know you are important in this culture leaking society of ours... respect nuff said.. everything IRIE....

kokolo said...

Thank you!

Chris said...

very very cool! exactly the sort of music i have been looking for. you really have some groovy taste in music you do! MANY MANY THANKS for all you great work on this site

Anonymous said...

Great Album. Thanks for turning us on to it!

Anonymous said...

I love your blog.
What a good taste you have!

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