This show was 44th in the global funk chart, 56th in the global jazz chart and 78th in the global soul chart.
“Melkam Addis Amet! Please enjoy this rebroadcast of all 45’s I picked up from my trip last year to Ethiopia. Many thanks to Kidus AKA Mitmitta for blessing me with these treasures.” -Rani de Leon
Rani de Leon is a performing arts programmer, music curator and DJ. From the discerned dancefloor to the avid music listener, he is known for weaving international sounds and all expressions of soul in a seamless and sophisticated style. He is founder and curator of Soul in the Park, a 4-year residency which created a community around emerging live musicians and DJ’s from Los Angeles. He is also co-founder, curator and resident DJ of Radio Afrique, an event series which celebrates the richness of music and film from Africa and the diaspora.
TIZITA RADIO is sublime music inspired by the joy of remembering, and the feeling of longing for something that will never return.