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Mulatu Astatke Maida Vale Session

Jamie Cullum has a BBC Maida Vale session from Ethio-Jazz pioneer Mulatu Astatke.

Jamie Cullum plays an hour of jazz music ranging from its heritage to its future.

This week, Jamie has exclusive BBC Maida Vale session tracks from one of his favourite artists Mulatu Astatke.

The father of Ethio-Jazz Mulatu Astatke brings together UK jazz musicians to perform special versions of his music from the latest album, Sketches Of Ethiopia.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Too Darn Hot

    • Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Songbook.
    • Blue Note.
  • Roy Ayers

    The Fuzz

    • Ubiquity.
    • Polydor.
  • Jono McCleery

    Fire In My Hands

    • Ninja Tune.
  • Chris Hyson and Kit Downes

    Like A Bird

    • Alive With Closed Eyes.
    • Self-Released.
  • Abbey Lincoln

    Let Up

    • Abbey Is Blue.
    • Riverside Records.
  • Mulatu Astatke Maida Vale Session

    • Mulatu Astatke

      Yakermew Sew (Live Maida Vale Session Track)

    • Mulatu Astatke

      Hager Fiker (Live Maida Vale Session Track)

  • Dizzy Gillespie

    On The Sunny Side Of The Street

    • Sonny Side Up.
    • Verve.
  • Mulatu Astatke Maida Vale Session

    • Mulatu Astatke

      Netsannet (Live Maida Vale Session Track)

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