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From his first, 1965 recordings in the UK, through the Worthy sides in New York, to the key seventies’ stuff in Addis on Amha, Phillips and Axum. Compiled with full notes by Soundway’s Miles Cleret.

With jazz giants like Bennie Maupin, Azar Lawrence and Phil Ranelin, the great man on stage in Los Angeles in 2009, latinized in front of everyone.

An upful mixture of originals and traditional Ethiopian tunes charted for the big-band jazz and funk of the twelve-piece Step Ahead (John Edwards, Byron Wallen and co), with plenty of the great man’s vibraphone.