27.06.2020 These Digital Times: Solomon Sisay

Saxophonist Solomon Sisay is a world-class musician who shot to fame after being the chosen saxophone player for Axumite Band, a legendary outfit in Ethiopia. Now based in Melbourne, his star has continued to rise both locally and internationally. His debut album Sitota has quickly become a staple on community and national radio across Australia. Written by Solomon and fellow Ethiopian artist Nhatty Man, Sitota (meaning gift in Amharic) is a tribute to the Ethio-Jazz tradition and is a fitting salute to the saxophone’s role within Ethiopian Jazz.

PERSONNEL:
Solomon Sisay - Saxophone
Jimmy Bowman - Trombone
Luke Koszanski - Guitar
Stephen Klentzos - Keyboard
Chris Frangou – Bass
Zelalem Negatu – Drums

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