Mesele Asmamaw (krar) is a composer and arranger from Ethiopia.
He joined the music industry for the past 20 years, and released many albums and traveled throughout Europe and Africa performing the traditional music of Ethiopia.
In the last eight years, he has been a favorite guest of the influential punk band called The EX, and he has recorded several albums with the experimental Norwegian drummer Paal Nillson-Love. Also, he toured and recorded with his experimental rock group Trio Kazanches and worked extensively with Mulatu Astatke, both in the studio and on stage. Mesele uses several interesting techniques in band Qwanqwa, including a wahpedal, a distortion pedal, a coke bottle and a plastic tube.
Mesele Asmamaw - Lelitu Alnega Ale
Mesele Asmamaw - 01 - Minew Ene, Sekota (8:29)
Mesele Asmamaw - 02 - Yehager Fikir, Zeraf (7:27)
Mesele Asmamaw - 03 - Lele (Guragena) (4:53)
Mesele Asmamaw - 04 - Wein Abeba,Tiz Alegn (7:37)
Mesele Asmamaw - 05 - Damaye (4:49)
Mesele Asmamaw - 06 - Shegeye, Kemekem (11:02)
Mesele Asmamaw - 07 - Hailaloye (Tigrigna) (5:30)
Mesele Asmamaw - 08 - Yagere Lij (6:43)
Mesele Asmamaw - 09 - Yashirishire (5:17)
Mesele Asmamaw - 10 - Yalew Gelel (4:40)