One of Ethiopia’s epic innovations, Ethio Jazz has a tradition going back to the 1950s. “Ethio-jazz,” is a unique fusion of the eerie rhythms of ancient Ethiopian cultural music with the soulful undertones of jazz and the funky bounce of Afro-beat. Marked by eerie and ancient-sounding tones, typical of traditional Ethiopian music, Ethio-jazz also displays the sensual undertones of soulful jazz. But this innovation did not last long as the communist regime temporarily suspended it (along with other kinds of live music). But recently it’s returned and ready to be thoroughly enjoyed at venues across the city If you are interested to enjoy Jazz music Mama’s Kitchen around wollo sefer is the standout place in the city. There is also a scheduled performance at Ghion Hotel, Jazz amba Taitu hotel.