Saturday, December 1, 2012

1000 SONGS - DAY 256 SONG # 287

Day 256: Ethiopian Jazz from a Jarmusch movie by ሙላቱ አስታጥቄ 

Yekermo Sew, the track featured here is part of the soundtrack of the Jim Jarmusch movie "Broken Flowers", partly consisting of compositions by ሙላቱ አስታጥቄ (Mulatu Astatke), an Ethiopian vibraphonist, drummer and composer. I find it simply beautiful; it reminds me of The Lounge Lizrads to some extent, maybe this explains why Jarmusch chose it. I do not have any more to say, but: enjoy the marvellous music from a live rendering in London:

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