Raphael Anker, trumpet player from Geneva, one day decides to gather musicians for a live performance revisiting the golden age of Ethiopian music, the sound of Tlaloun Gessesse, Getatchew Mekurya, Mulatu Astatke, Mahmoud Ahmed and other legends. It's 2007, and the experience is so memorable that the one shot happening becomes a band: Imperial Tiger Orchestra, a nod to the Imperial Bodyguard Band from Addis-Abeba and to a classic line from Monthy Python's The Meaning of Life. A tiger - in Africa? ...Well it doesn't sound very likely...

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2011

Electronic / Jazz / Funk / Soul / Folk, World, & Country / African / Afrobeat / Jazz-Funk

Nu Guinea
The Tony Allen Experiments

Jean Ferrat
A Moi L'Afrique / Une Femme Honnete

Roy Ayers
Music Of Many Colours

Hugh Masekela
Hugh! The Best Of Hugh Masekela Presented By Till Brönner

Fela Kuti
ODOO (Overtake Don Overtake Overtake)

Don Pascal (2)
The Dakar Experiment

Osibisa
Singles As Bs & 12 Inches

Mezzoforte
No Limit

Kabbala
Yen-Nbo-Ose / Yo Yo Dance

Norrie Paramor
Ricochet (Theme Music Of The Radio 2 Series)

Hugh Masekela
Liberation - The Best Of Hugh Masekela

Fela Kuti
Beasts Of No Nation