The Pan African Pentatonic Project

Sounds of the Sahel flowing with the Nile

An artistic challenge based around two world-famous musicians: desert blues man Alhousseini Anivolla from Niger and Girum Mezmur, jazz guitarist from Ethiopia, supported by four outstanding ethiopian musicians among them 78 years old legendary mandolin player Ayele Mamo.

An unique collaboration from two unlikely regions of Africa. It is an experimental project at the very essence which keeps on still evolving wherever it goes. It is not an end product.


It is combining multiple styles and  influences at a given time:

Ethno, blues, jazz, african:

World music at its finest!