“An infusion of jazz, rich Ethiopian culture and that artsy San Francisco flavor. It’s also got a spicy dash of visceral poetry that paints pictures in your head as you listen.”—NPR
Poet. Singer. Songwriter. Composer. Fierce performer. Ethiopian-born Meklit is all of these things and more. Known for her distinctive style of Ethio-jazz, she makes music that sways between cultures and continents, lighting up every rhythmically charged live performance with undeniable energy, emotion, and a startlingly beautiful new sound.