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ⓘ Getatchew Mekurya was an Ethiopian jazz saxophonist. Mekurya reached an international audience when his album Negus of Ethiopian Sax was re-released as part of ..




Getatchew Mekurya
                                     

ⓘ Getatchew Mekurya

Getatchew Mekurya was an Ethiopian jazz saxophonist. Mekurya reached an international audience when his album Negus of Ethiopian Sax was re-released as part of the Ethiopiques CD series. Mekuryas playing style has been compared to free jazz.

Mekurya died in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from a leg infection caused by diabetes on 4 April 2016, aged 81.

                                     
  • b. 1932 2016 - Chus Lampreave, Spanish actress b. 1930 2016 - Getatchew Mekurya Ethiopian jazz saxophonist b. 1935 2016 - Royston Nash, English
  • Nevada Senate 1966 1980 and Nevada Supreme Court 1985 2002 Getatchew Mekurya 81, Ethiopian jazz saxophonist, complications from diabetes. Royston