Ethiopian jazz musician Mulatu Astatke to perform in Istanbul

Mulatu Astatke to perform in IstanbulEthiopian jazz legend Mulatu Astatke will perform in Istanbul, Turkey, and give a lecture on Ethiopian jazz culture as part of the Red Bull Music Academy Night on Sept. 1 in Kucukciftlik Park.

The 71-year-old musician gained fame late in life when his work was used in Jim Jarmusch’s 2005 film “Broken Flowers.”

Turkish groups joining Astatke include Buyuk Ev Ablukada, Insanlar and Ahu.

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