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OUT NOW! Music + Travel Worldwide: 12 Cities / 12 Scenes

Music+Travel Worldwide

In Music+Travel Worldwide our expert guides take a musical tour around the globe. Check out our sound sampler before you buy the book…   Jazz Land: Chicago by Peter Margasak Jazz Hometown Hero: Ken Vandermark and the Ken Vandermark 5     Click to hear 11 more… Read More »

Inside Eithiopop

Mulatu Astatke

Most Americans got their first taste of Ethiopop from ‘Broken Flowers‘ the 2005 Jim Jarmusch film which featured a soundtrack by Ethiopian jazz legend Mulatu Astatke.   Trained in the UK and the US, Astatke’s unique style gave birth to a new type of Ethopian music, one that blended jazz and Latin music with his country’s signature sound, combining a ... Read More »

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