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Gétatchèw Mèkurya

Gétatchèw Mèkurya has been played on NTS in shows including Beautiful Skies, featured first on 16 February 2015. Songs played include Eywat Setenafegagn, Aynamaye Nesh and Antchi Hoye.

Gétatchèw Mèkurya (Amharic: ጌታቸው መኩሪያ) (14 March 1935 – 4 April 2016) was an Ethiopian jazz saxophonist.

Mèkurya was born in Yifat, Ethiopia. He began his musical studies on traditional Ethiopian instruments such as the krar and the masenqo, and later moved on to the saxophone and clarinet. Upon reaching adolescence, he began his professional career in 1949 as a part of the Municipality Band in Addis Ababa. In 1955 he joined the house band at Addis' Haile…

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Eywat Setenafegagn
Getatchew Mekuria, The Ex, Guests
Terp Records2009
Eywat Setenafegagn
Getatchew Mekuria, The Ex, GuestsTerp Records2009
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Aynamaye Nesh
Getatchew Mekuria, The Ex, Guests
Terp Records2006
Aynamaye Nesh
Getatchew Mekuria, The Ex, GuestsTerp Records2006
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Antchi Hoye
Getachew Mekuria and his Saxophone
Philips1972
Antchi Hoye
Getachew Mekuria and his SaxophonePhilips1972
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Ethiopia Hagere
Getatchew Mekuria, The Ex, Guests
Terp Records2006
Ethiopia Hagere
Getatchew Mekuria, The Ex, GuestsTerp Records2006
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Bertukane / Yematebela Wof / Shegitu
Getatchew Mekuria, The Ex, Friends
Terp Records2012
Bertukane / Yematebela Wof / Shegitu
Getatchew Mekuria, The Ex, FriendsTerp Records2012
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