These Digital Times: Solomon Sisay

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

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.

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