Some Sounds

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Here are some songs of mine.  Unless otherwise mentioned, I play all of the instruments on these recordings.   The albums are currently out of print, but if you are interested in hearing more, please send an email to anthonycolinleva@gmail.com/ or letter at 4 Upton Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

1)Veil – From the album “The Ballads of Orange and Grape” (basses, drums and samples)

2) Accratobahama – From the album “The Ballads of Orange and Grape” (bass and kalimbas)

3) I Didn’t Just Learn This – From the album “Well Songs” (bass, drums, piano and samples from a conversation I had with Fred Anderson)

4) Thank You Five Times Rag – from the album “Suite 75” (guitar and bass)

 

 

Ethiopian Tapes

Ethiopian Tapes

In February of 2014, my friend Cora took a trip to Ethiopia.  Before she set out I handed her $40 and requested that she bring me back some music (I had heard tell of a vibrant tape trading scene in Ethiopia). Cora knows what’s up — She brought me a bag of 30 tapes hand selected from a treasured trove of tapes! Yeah, Cora!

I am transferring these tapes to mp3 format and would like to share the music with you.  The songs are not available for downloading, so I do hope that if you like the music, you’ll find an appropriate way to obtain it from the artists.

Oh, Ethiopia, I’ll visit you someday.  Until then, these tapes will hold my sway.

Be well and enjoy.

I. Adil Tango Music Center Side A

Adil Tango Music Center Side B

II. Ethiopian3

Side A

Side B

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Side A

Side B

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