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Session with Meklit Hadero

Lopa Kothari presents music from around the world and a session by Ethiopian-born American singer Meklit Hadero.

Lopa Kothari with sounds from around the world and a session by the Ethiopian-born American singer Meklit Hadero. Her music is a rich melting-pot, influenced by jazz, soul and hip-hop as well as the folk traditions of the Americas and East African motherland. Producer James Parkin.

Born in Ethiopia in the early 1980s, Meklit grew up in Iowa, New York, and Florida. After studying political science at Yale, she moved to San Francisco and became immersed in the city's thriving arts scene. Named a TED Global Fellow in 2009, Meklit has served as an artist-in-residence at New York University, the De Young Museum, and the Red Poppy Art House. She has also completed musical commissions for the San Francisco Foundation and for theatrical productions staged by Brava! For Women in the Arts. She is the founder of the Arba Minch Collective, a group of Ethiopian artists in diaspora devoted to nurturing ties to their homeland through collaborating with both traditional and contemporary artists there.

2 hours

Last on

Fri 29 Mar 2013 23:00

Music Played

  • Winston McAnuff

    Garden of Love

    • Garden of Love EP.
    • Self Release.
  • Professor Wouassa

    Intro

    • Dangerous Koko!.
    • professorwouassa.bandcamp.com.
  • Flavia Coelho

    O Que Sou

    • Bossa Muffin.
    • Discograph.
  • Manou Gallo

    Flute Ivoire

    • Lowlin.
    • Igloo Mondo.
  • Forró de Rebeca

    Da Janela

    • Na Roda.
    • Athos Productions.
  • Orchestra Baobab

    Ami Kita Bay

    • Rough Guide To Senegal.
    • World Music network.
  • Destacamento Chuquisaca

    Ajaysi Ajayuo

  • Meklit Hadero in session

    • Meklit Hadero

      Slow

      Performers: Meklit Hadero (vocals, guitar) Darren Johnston (trumpet) Mark Mondesir (drums) Neville Malcolm (double bass)

      • Broadcasting House.
      • 11th March 2013.
    • Meklit Hadero

      Waiting for Earthquakes

      Performers: Meklit Hadero (vocals, guitar) Darren Johnston (trumpet) Mark Mondesir (drums) Neville Malcolm (double bass)

      • Broadcasting House.
      • 11th March 2013.
  • Pierre Akendengué

    Y'a qu'a Aimer

    • Destinee.
    • Lusafrica.
  • Dubioza kolektiv

    Usa

    • Wild Wild East.
    • Koolarrow Records.
  • Besh o droM

    Kertunk Alatt

    • Kertunk Alatt.
    • Narrator Records.
  • Dieuf-Dieul de Thiès

    Ndiguele

    • Aw Sa Yone vol.1.
    • Teranga Beat.
  • Kishi Bashi

    It all began with a Burst

    • 151a.
    • Joyful Noise Recordings.
  • Meklit Hadero in session

    • Meklit Hadero

      The A Train

      Performers: Meklit Hadero (vocals, guitar) Darren Johnston (trumpet) Mark Mondesir (drums) Neville Malcolm (double bass)

      • Broadcasting House.
      • 11th March 2013.
    • Meklit Hadero

      Kamakam

      Performers: Meklit Hadero (vocals, guitar) Darren Johnston (trumpet) Mark Mondesir (drums) Neville Malcolm (double bass)

      • Broadcasting House.
      • 11th March 2013.
  • Sketch

    Shed Life

    • Shed Life.
    • Skye Records.
  • Niteworks

    Luaidh

    • Luaidh.
    • Niteworks.
  • Maeve MacKinnon

    Fionnghuala

    • Once Upon An Olive Branch.
    • Maeve Mackinnon.
  • Joe Driscoll & Sekou Kouyate

    Faya

    • Faya.
    • Localization Records.
  • Mop Mop

    Loa Chant ft. Sara Sayed

    • Isle of Magic.
    • Agogo.
  • Winston McAnuff & Fixi

    Wha Dem Say

    • Garden of Love EP.
    • Self Release.

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