MULATU ASTATKE & BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE – To Know Without Knowing (2020) [fvll albvm]

Mulatu Astatke (Amharic: ሙላቱ አስታጥቄ, romanized: mulatu ästaṭḳe; French pronunciation: Astatqé; born 19 December 1943) is an Ethiopian musician and arranger considered as the father of “Ethio-jazz”.

Black Jesus Experience are a nine piece Ethio-jazz band based in Melbourne, Australia. Since 2009 they have been best known for collaborations with Mulatu Astatke as well as a growing discography of independent work. Black Jesus Experience blend traditional Ethiopian music with hip-hop and funk.

  1. Mulatu
  2. Ambassa Lemdi
  3. Kulun Mankwaleshi
  4. Living On Stolen Land
  5. To Know Without Knowing
  6. Lijay
  7. Blue Light
  8. Mascaram Setaba
  9. A Chance To Give

Credits:

A&R – Ralf Zitzmann
Arranged By – Ian Dixon, Peter Harper
Artwork [Woodcut] – John Ryrie
Bass – Richard Rose
Chorus – Addisalem Taye, Corry Harper, Mearge Abate
Congas, Shekere – Olugbade Okunade
Copyright (c) – Agogo Records
Design [Cover Design] – Ian Dixon
Drums – James Davies
Flugelhorn, Trumpet – Ian Dixon
Flute – Dominique Chaseling
Grand Piano – Bob Sedergreen
Guitar – Robbie Belchamber
Guitar, Chorus – Zac Lister
Masinko – Haftu Reda
Mastered By – Kevin Metcalfe
MC – Elf Transporter, Liam 'Monk' Monkhouse
Mixed By – Jono Podmore
Producer – Ian Dixon, Peter Harper
Recorded By – Jimi Wyatt, Myles Mumford, Zac Lister
Shaker, Wood Block – Kahan Harper
Tenor Saxophone – Peter Harper
Vibraphone, Congas, Electric Piano [Wurlitzer] – Mulatu Astatke
Vocals – Enushu Taye, Vida Sunshine (tracks: 4)
Written-By – Borquay (tracks: 4), Dixon (tracks: 2, 6), Monkhouse (tracks: 4 to 8), Porter (tracks: 1, 9), Abate (tracks: 2, 4, 5, 6), Astatke (tracks: 1, 8), Harper (tracks: 2, 4 to 7, 9)