The Kraken / Trou Macacq – SQUIRREL NUT ZIPPERS "Once upon a time we thought we were freeAnd had control over destinyWe saw ourselves a competent bandAble to reason, prosper and planBut we had a chamber up in the moonCircumstance made us change our tuneWhen the veil was torn from our faceWe became the monkeys riding the race"Squirrel Nut Zippers This is … Continuar lendo The Kraken / Trou Macacq – SQUIRREL NUT ZIPPERS


The dove is never freeRing the bells that still can ringForget your perfect offeringThere is a crack, a crack in everythingThat's how the light gets inLeonard COHEN The birds they sangAt the break of dayStart againI heard them sayDon't dwell on what has passed awayOr what is yet to beAh, the wars they will … Continuar lendo Anthem – JULIE CHRISTENSEN & PERLA BATALLA

MULATU ASTATKE: Steps Ahead Tour (2011)

Nancy Jazz Pulsations 2011 (fragment, not entire concert). 00:00​ - The Way to nice08:49​ - Yègellé Tezeta13:14​ - Yèkatit (fragm.) Mulatu Astatke - vibraphone, congas, Fender RhodesJames Arben - saxophone, bass clarinette, fluteByron Wallen - trompetteRychard Olantude Baker - percussionTom Skinner - batterieAlexander Hawkins - piano, clavier, electric pianoNeil Charles - contrebasseDaniel Keane - … Continuar lendo MULATU ASTATKE: Steps Ahead Tour (2011)

Azmari (live) – MULATU ASTATKE "Azmari" is taken from "Sketches Of Ethiopia", released on August 2013 on JazzVillage.Chek out the album here :​This live footage is taken from Mulatu Astatke and Step Ahead's perfomance at Fontenay-sous-Bois, Fontenay en Scènes, May 2013, France​ Mulatu Astatke, the godfather of Ethiopian jazz, presents a blissful and colourful music weaving modern groove … Continuar lendo Azmari (live) – MULATU ASTATKE