Metro Presents: Ethio Cali

Metro Presents: Ethio Cali
LA Union Station, Fred Harvey Room

Metro Presents showcases an exciting array of free arts and cultural programs at historic Union Station….

In celebration of Ethiopian New Year, we’re excited to present Ethio Cali, a Los Angeles based Ethio-Jazz ensemble, led by trumpeter, arranger, and composer Todd Simon. The ensemble’s sublime sound is inspired by the golden age of Ethiopian music of the 1960s and 70s, filtered through a lens that is uniquely Los Angeles. Acknowledging the diverse musical foundations of Ethio-Jazz, the ensemble also draws inspiration from the rhythmic and melodic textures of Sudan, Somalia, Ghana, and Colombia.

7:45pm Doors open
8:15pm Ethio Cali – first set
9:15pm Ethio Cali – second set

DJ Jeremy Sole (KCRW / theLIFT) spinning before & in between sets.

While admission is free, space is limited and attendees will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Come early and hear DJ Jeremy Sole of KCRW / theLIFT spin some tunes! Doors open 7:45.

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