Éthiopique(s): grooves from the 1960s and beyond. Poet Chris Beckett, who has a lifelong interest in Amharic culture to the music of Ethiopia, plays tracks and talks to musician and poet-broadcaster Jude Cowan Montague, drawing on the Éthiopiques series on the Paris-based world music label Buda Musique. With special guest, the singer Haymanot Tesfa.
Chris Beckett and Haymanot Tesfa in the studio. Chris reads from his poetry collection, Ethiopia Boy published by Carcanet. Haymanot sings live in the studio. Plus music from the Ethiopiques record series from the Buda Musique label.