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Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet - Afro-Latin Soul


Written-By – R. Houston
2Alone In The Crowd
Written-By – G. Snapper
Written-By – M. Astatke
4Playboy Cha Cha
Written-By – O. Garcia
5Mascaram Setaba
Arranged By [Arr.] – M. Astatke
6A Kiss Before Dawn
Written-By – Weiss, Snapper
Written-By – M. Astatke
8One For Buzayhew
Written-By – M. Astatke
9I Faram Gami I Faram
Written-By – M. Astatke
10Mulatu's Hideaway
Written-By – M. Astatke


  • BassRobert Cuadrado
  • Congas, BongosFelix Torres , John Perez
  • Liner NotesGil Snapper
  • Piano, TrumpetRudy Houston
  • Timbales [Tymbali]Tony Pearson
  • Vibraphone, Piano, DrumsMulatu Astatke
  • VocalsLouis Rodriguez


  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side Runout Etching): W-1014-A
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side Runout Etching): W-1014-B
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: ASCAP


  • Published By – Ichabod Music
  • Published By – Worthy Music Co.


Astatke would start to perfect his Ethio jazz sound on his later album for Worthy in 1972, Mulatu Of Ethiopia but the two volumes of Afro Latin Soul stand as important recordings documenting his early free to Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet Afro-Latin Soul I Faram Gami I Faram, Mascaram Setaba and more. 10 tracks 29:16. Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet. Songs in album Mulatu Astatke - Afro Latin Soul Vols. Mulatu Astatke - I Faram Gami I Faram. Mulatu Astatke - Mascaram Setaba. Mulatu Astatke - Shagu. Lesen Sie Rezensionen und Empfehlungen und informieren Sie sich über Tracklisten, beteiligte Personen und Weiteres. Vervollständigen Sie Ihre Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet-Sammlung. His album, Afro-Latin Soul was recorded in Brooklyn, NYC and was released in 1966 on Worthy Records. This album is almost a 50 year old creation, which speaks volumes to its quality and significance and to the fact that it can still be enjoyed today. If youve seen Jim Jarmuschs film Broken Flowers starring Bill Murray, youll be a bit familiar with Mr. Astatke and his Ethiopian Quintet, as their music is found on the majority of the soundtrack and even features three songs off Afro-Latin Soul. I especially like the album art of the record, its simple yet eye catching and the informative com. Strut conclude their series of official reissues by Mulatu Astatke, the Godfather of Ethio Jazz, with his early classics Afro-Latin Soul, Vols. 1 & 2 from 1966, as recorded by his Ethiopian Quintet. Interestingly, they were recorded in New York, by Gil Snapper of Worthy Records. Astatke would venture to New York City from Boston's Berklee College of Music on the weekends. Afro-Latin Soul. LP 12 album, 33 rpm. MULATU & HIS ETHIOPIAN QUINTET Artist Format: Vinyl. This is a great jazz album, nicely re-issued. Mulatu Astatke and his Ethiopian Quintet deliver 10 songs on this 1966 LP. The vinyl is super thick and well pressed. Get a copy if you can. Mulatu Astatke Amharic: ሙላቱ አስታጥቄ mulatu ästaṭḳe French pronunciation: Astatqé born 19 December 1943 is an Ethiopian musician and arranger considered as the father of Ethio-jazz. Born in the western Ethiopian city of Jimma, Mulatu was musically trained in London, New York City, and Boston where he combined his jazz and Latin music interests with traditional Ethiopian music. Astatke led his band while playing vibraphone and conga drums-instruments that he introduced into Ethiopian popular music-as. The first, Afro Latin Soul, documented Astatkes new-found directions. Mulatu has created a new sound, enthused Snapper on the album jacket. He has taken the ancient five-tone scales of Asia and Africa and woven them into something unique and exciting a mixture of three cultures, Ethiopian, Puerto Rican and American. A second volume of Afro Latin Soul followed before Astatke began to hone his sound further, infusing funk and Azmari chik-chikka rhythms into the mix. Returning to a downtown Manhattan studio with Snapper and working with some of the citys top young jazz and latin session players, Mulatu Of Ethiopia began to take shape. Afro-Latin Soul 1966. Album by Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet. Mascaram Setaba. was sampled in. La Vérité Ne Meurt Jamais by TIS feat. Posei Manifest 2019

Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet - Afro-Latin Soul

Performer: Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet

Title: Afro-Latin Soul

Country: US

Release date: 1966

Label: Worthy Records

Style: Afro-Cuban Jazz

Catalog: W-1014

Genre: Jazz / Latin

Size MP3: 1885 mb

Size FLAC: 2663 mb

Rating: 4.1 / 5

Votes: 845

Record source: Vinyl, LP, Album

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