NEW MUSIC: Ethiopian Jazz Inspired Group – Azmari Announce Debut Release – Ekera


Formed in Brussels, the 6-piece Ethiopian jazz inspired group –  Azmari are ready to announce the release of their debut EP entitled ‘Ekera’, released 24th May via groove-heavy record label SDBAN Ultra.

‘Ekera’, meaning ‘the other world’, is a deep hypnotic sound that blends asymmetrical rhythms with winding improvisations, sending the listener in to a higher state of consciousness. “We love to jam, we jam a lot and our music comes from that”, says drummer and bandleader Arthur Ancion.

Track listing:

  1. Dolmus
  2. Dört Buçuk
  3. Emnete
  4. Mammouth
  5. K’aïsita
  6. Taksim Dub (Metta Frequencies remix)

Ekera will be released on the 24th May, check out some of their earlier releases via soundcloud:



Author: Kofi Yeboah

I'm a Music & Culture Journalist, and DJ from London. I worked in radio, events promotions, and content production. .

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