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Summer Sunset Concert: Todd Simon’s Ethio Cali Ensemble

Todd Simon is a trumpeter, composer, and arranger, well-versed in the Ethiopian Jazz tradition, having performed with Mulatu Astatke for the inaugural Mochilla Timeless concert series. On this special occasion, Todd joins forces with friends for an evening of Ethiopian rhythms and melodies, paying homage to the golden era of Ethiopian Jazz, along with original compositions from Todd’s forthcoming project.

Todd Simon’s Ethio Cali Ensemble features:

  • TODD SIMON [trumpet/flugelhorn]
  • MARK DE CLIVE-LOWE [keys]
  • KAMASI WASHINGTON [sax]
  • KIRUBEL ASSEFA [bass]
  • ALAN LIGHTNER [percussion/steel drums]
  • WOODY JACKSON [guitar]
  • DEXTER STORY [drums]
  • KELELA MIZANEKRISTOS [vocals]
  • DJ Sonny Abegaze starts the set with traditional Ethiopian Jazz.
EVENT DETAILS

Summer Sunset Concert: Todd Simon’s Ethio Cali Ensemble

Sunday, August 14, 2011

4 pm

Free concert

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