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Bahta Gèbrè-Heywèt was born April 1943 in Adigrat, Tigray province, Northern Ethiopia. He became a singer after a successful wager. Egged on by friends, he was selected, along with Girma Bèyènè, from a field of 70 candidates, to become a singer with the Ras Band. He was barely 18 years old. The Ras Band was then one of the first hotel bands composed entirely of Ethiopians. They were excellent musicians who came from the first Imperial Body Guard Band and… read more

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  • I don't get it. Is he a trumpet player too? The biography doesn't mention that at all but the focus of the track I'm listening to is the trumpet soloist and the picture is of a guy playing a trumpet.
  • .......جـــــــــــــزاك الله
  • .........ما شاء الله, ما شاء الله
  • this guy is great and no shout here. it is a great shame.

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