Amping up the ancient to create rousing and soulful blues, Ethiopian power trio Krar Collective elevate the sounds of the traditional krar, a six string lyre. The group features krar-master Temesegen Zeleke, with the exuberant, soaring vocals of Genet Assefa and Amare on kebero tom drums. An explosive talent, Zeleke was mentored by legendary Ethio-jazzman Mulatu Astatke. The group have been lauded for performing rock-inspired songs imbued with a powerful and hypnotic groove.
Presented with PuSh International Performing Arts Festival.