horns, drums, accordion, guitar, bass, violin and a sousaphone for good
measure, Boston’s Debo Band is a funky, jazzy 10-piece that showcases
the sounds of Ethiopia. And if you think you...
Earlier this month, Ethiopian musician Mulatu Astatke was presented with
an honorary doctorate from Berklee College of Music, alongside fellow
musicians the Eagles and Alison Krauss. Astatke, known as the father of
Ethio-Jazz and notably Berklee’s first African graduate, delivered the
2012 commencement address to over 900 graduates.