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Mulatu Astatke Scheduled to Perform at the Met on Sept. 9

Performance will explore the sounds of Ethiopia

Mulatu Astatke, Montreal Jazz Festival 2014
Adam O'Farrill, who was given an outstanding soloist award at last year's MIngus High School competition

Composer and multi-instrumentalist Mulatu Astatke will perform at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. Astatke will perform in the Temple of Dendur in the Sackler Wing of the Met.

Performing alongside Astatke will be trumpeter Adam O’Farrill, saxophonist James Arben, keyboardist Jason Lindner, bassist Tal Massiah and drummer Daniel Freedman.

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