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Debo Band at Festival International 2012

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Danny Mekonnen - Saxophone
Danny Mekonnen of Debo Band

Danny Mekonnen

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Debo Band is the brainchild of Ethiopian-American saxophonist and ethnomusicologist Danny Mekonnen, pictured here, riling up the crowd. Under his direction, they've gone from an underground favorite in Boston to a world-renowned band, playing such notable venues and festivals as Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors, globaFEST, The Kennedy Center, and the Chicago World Music Festival, as well as two tours in Ethiopia, where they played major festivals.

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