MANDAÏ DISTRIBUTION - independent music distributor

Copyright : 2002-2018
HOME | MAIL ORDER | DISTRIBUTION | LINKS | CONTACT | FAQ | NEWS | CONCERTS
SEARCH
The on-line catalog contains 2218 references
BROWSE BY
- Artists
- Labels
- Formats
- Styles
- Mid prices
- Last items
- LP
- 10in
- 7in
- Mandaï Gift Vouchers
NEWSLETTER
- Subscribe
LOGIN
Sign in or Register.

CONCERTS
24/10/2018
Tzii @ Magasin 4
25/10/2018
Francky Goes To Pointe A Pitre @ KulturA
25/10/2018
Mambo @ KulturA
27/10/2018
It It Anita @ N9
27/10/2018
Slugs, Les @ Magasin 4
27/10/2018
Francky Goes To Pointe A Pitre @ Le Barboteur
More concerts ...
NEWS
10/10/2018
New releases by Skin Graft Records are up to be pre-ordered !
14/09/2018
Website updated, and new items are now available / back available !
01/09/2018
New releases are in !
28/08/2018
Working on new releases
More news ...
FEEDBACKS
k... (Germany)
Hello Olivier, I've got the CD'...
P... (United Kingdom)
Great service as always...
k... (Russia)
Great! I received it today. Thank you....
More feedbacks ...
DESCRIPTION
EX, THE (WITH GETATCHEW MEKURIA & FRIENDS)
Y'Anbessaw Tezeta

Label : Terp Records
Year : 2013
Format : 2xLP
Style : Rock / Jazz
Availability : In stock

Price : 31.00 € - BUY
Description :Quite unexpectedly, last year, while here in Europe for several summer festivals, Getatchew Mekuria at the age of 76, expressed an urge to make one more recording. With The Ex. Probably the last one in his life. A great responsibility!

We recorded in December, in Wormerveer and Addis Abeba. The result is stunning. Deep, old, classic melodies. Very different from the last one. Instrumental, more sensitive and fragile, deeper. Amazing horn riffs and solos, but also danceable, with up-tempo war-chants. Many things. He called it 'Y'Anbessa Tezeta' (In Memory Of The Lion). Memories of 65 years of playing music! But also always new and forward.

But there is more. We wanted to make something special. We added an extra CD, with some historical recordings, including Getatchew and the Instant Composers Pool (ICP), Haile Selassie 1 Theatre Orchestra (1960!) and a live performance with The Ex in Montreal. Plus a 40-page booklet with great photos by many photographers. Matias Corral specially came to Addis to shoot some Getatchew portraits in addition to his already striking black + white live photos. We decided to make this a benefit CD for Getatchew. Everyone contributed for free. After almost 65 years of playing music, we thought this amazing person deserves some kind of pension!

The first time we met Getatchew was early 2004. We were intrigued by his music which we knew from an old cassette. What an original sound! We went to Addis to find him. Getatchew agreed right away to come to Holland for our 25th anniversary party in Amsterdam in November 2004. He played with the ICP and he loved it, but he was also intrigued by The Ex and wanted to play and record with us. We invited some great horn players and things have never stopped since. We recorded the 'Moa Anbessa' CD and in some eight years we've done almost a hundred concerts in 15 countries; jazz, world music and rock festivals, and venues all over the world. Lincoln Centre Out of Doors in New York, the French 8 o'clock news with 8 million viewers, Rio Loco in Toulouse to 20.000 people and broadcasted on TV in Ethiopia. This contains a bonus LP with The Ex with Getatchew Merkuria and ICP Orchestra Live !

And it also contains a book of 48 pages !

Titles :LP 1
01. Ambassel (7:35)
02. Tezeta (4:22)
03. Bertukane / Yematebela Wof / Shegitu (5:53)
04. Bati (3:45)
05. Ene Eskemot Derese (4:04)
06. Yegna Mushera (4:02)
07. Aha Gedawo (5:00)
08. Almaz Men Eda New (4:21)
09. Abbay Abbay / Yene Ayal (4:25)
10. Zerafewa / Eregedawo (4:12)
LP 2
9 tracks live

FROM THE SAME ARTIST
EX, THE (WITH GETATCHEW MEKURIA & FRIENDS) - Y'Anbessaw Tezeta
Label : Terp Records
Format : 2xLP - Price : 31.00 €
EX, THE (WITH GETATCHEW MEKURIA & FRIENDS) - Moa Anbessa
Label : Terp Records
Format : CD - Price : 10.40 €
EX, THE (WITH GETATCHEW MEKURIA & FRIENDS) - Y'Anbessaw Tezeta
Label : Terp Records
Format : 2xCD - Price : 15.50 €
BEST SELLING

U.S. MAPLE
Long Hair In Three Stages (LP) - 17.50 €
Skingraft Records

KOENJIHYAKKEI
Dhorimviskha (CD) - 16.20 €
Skingraft Records

BJORKENHEIM, RAOUL (ECSTASY)
Doors Of Perception (CD) - 14.70 €
Cuneiform Records

LA JUNGLE
Second Album (LP) - 18.60 €
Black Basset Records / Rockerill Records
NEW RELEASES

V/A
Ogroff : Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (LP) - 20.70 €
Specific Bis

KOENJIHYAKKEI
Dhorimviskha (CD) - 16.20 €
Skingraft Records

KOENJIHYAKKEI
Dhorimviskha (2xLP) - 45.00 €
Skingraft Records

SULE, AYUUNE
We Have One Destiny (LP) - 16.60 €
Makkum Records / Rebel Up Records

TUSCOMA
Arkhitecturenominus (LP) - 18.60 €
Antena Krzyku

API UIZ
Peplum (LP) - 16.60 €
Kythibong Records / Les Potagers Nature / Attila Tralala

BERTRAND, BEN
NGC 1999 (LP) - 18.60 €
Les Albums Claus

BRÖTZMANN, PETER (OCTET)
Machine Gun - Alternate Takes (LP) - 21.30 €
Cien Fuegos
-MORE NEW RELEASE-