Latest news » Samuel Yirga peaks at #1 in US World Music charts

The young prodigy Samuel Yirga's debut album 'Guzo' has had a fantastic impact on its release in US. Championed by KCRW, the album reached #1 in the US iTunes World Music charts over the weekend.

"Yirga finds his way into Ethiopian standards, displays his flair for jazz over solo and ensemble pieces, and performs effortless homages to vintage soul, holding everything together with voracious talent that helps him savor each musical flavor. … While the Golden Age of Ethiopian music is in the past, a new one may be beginning." - Fresh Air NPR

Read the recent article on NPR: ‘Samuel Yirga Ushers In A Golden Age Of Ethiopian Music’

Buy Guzo (CD / Apple Lossless / MP3)

Published 14th Nov 2012, 10:50am »
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