Mulatu Astatke | Ethiopia

Mulatu Astatke | Ethiopia

The father of Ethio-Jazz; Mulatu Astatké, has been a key figure in bringing Ethiopian music and traditions to western audiences. By combining a multitude of…

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Hiromi Uehara | Japan

Hiromi Uehara | Japan

World-renowned composer and pianist ; Hiromi Uehara, has been bracing the international jazz circuit ever since her 2003 debut ‘Another Mind’, where she has been…

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Fatoumata Diawara | Mali

Fatoumata Diawara | Mali

One of Mali’s biggest treasures; Fatoumata Diawara, has been sharing her heart-felt music with the World in an attempt to bring the oppression of her…

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Criolo | Brazil

Criolo | Brazil

The global voice of Brazil’s favelas; Criolo, was born in Sao Paulo and is a singer of rap and soul who started his artistic journey at the age…

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Goran Bregovic | Balkans

Goran Bregovic | Balkans

An energetic encapsulation of Balkan music culture; Goran Bregovic is the type of charismatic individual that fills your soul with joy every time you hear…

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Patrick Watson | Canada

Patrick Watson | Canada

Patrick Watson is a Canadian singer-songwriter and founder of the eponymous four piece Patrick Watson, whose members also include guitarist Simon Angell, bassist Mishka Stein,…

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Stromae | Belgium

Stromae | Belgium

Verlan |vɛʁlɑ̃| noun A slang variant of the French language, in which syllabic inversion is used to create a coded version of the original. Example: Maestro…

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Kobo Town | Trinidad & Tobago

Kobo Town | Trinidad & Tobago

There are few things more aurally pleasing than hearing one ‘music culture’ mix influences with another. Here at TETO World Music, we strive to find musical innovation and Kobo…

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Buena Vista Social Club | Cuba

Buena Vista Social Club | Cuba

Picture the scene: sitting in the library of an English university, idling out towards the grey background of the coldest April experienced in 50 years….

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Bombino | Niger

Bombino | Niger

The Jimmy Hendrix of the Sahara; Niger’s Bombino mixes inspiration from the city life of Agadez, with the repetitive beauty of the Saharan dunes. He brings…

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