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Address: Piazza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Phone Number: +251 91 204 7614
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Great music and cool atmosphere

I really enjoy the show, the singers, musicians, but above all the atmosphere. Everyone was singing and some just danced, it was great time. A bit too loud for my taste, but it is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 April 2016
weslyto
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Frankfurt, Germany
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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

I really enjoy the show, the singers, musicians, but above all the atmosphere. Everyone was singing and some just danced, it was great time. A bit too loud for my taste, but it is clean, food was great, and enjoy the evening. Parking might be challenging if arriving late. I really liked the location in Addis, beside the Itegue Taitu... More 

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Kenya
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

It used to be great, but unfortunately burned down in January. Some of the musicians now play in Mama's Kitchen, which is really nice, and the Ghion Hotel

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3 Thank DaktariMzungu
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Its the perfect place for Music. Must see when you are in Addis. They are available all nights from Monday through Sunday.

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Thank mintulema
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

Unfortunately the original location burnt in January 2015 and the place has been reopened in Hotel Ghion. Went there of Easte Saturday evening. Very nice music played by a Jazz Tanzanian/ugandan band. Full of people -mostly locals. The highlight of the evening was the world famous ethiopian jazz player, Mulatu Astatke who was the special guest. He normally plays al... More 

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1 Thank CrinaVaitis
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2014

The music is good, food is ok. What I don't like is the crowd, it made me feel we were surrounded by pushy girls, who are looking for foreign men. Not my type of place, may be am to old for it. And a little bit crowded.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

Jazzamba is located at Taitu hotel. a cover charge of 80 birrs will guarantee you a night of great food, great music and an electric crowd. The place gets full, so I would recommend that one gets there by 7:30 p.m. Transport was not an issue because the blue cabs are parked right outside the main gate.

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1 Thank Muthoni P
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2014

Great music, grand place with a very quaint air about it and a good bar...the only problem is trying to catch a cab ride back. Ideally one should book a cab for the entire evening.

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2 Thank ModernMarco
Nairobi
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2013

Located at the Taitu Hotel, this is where you find the perfect blend of music, food and ambiance. There is an entry cover charge to access Jazzamba but you will not regret it. Loads of jazz formats are played - very enjoyable.

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Oslo, Norway
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2013

For the ardent music-lover, this venue is an absolute must when in Addis! This must have been the klw'est scene in town since the heyday of Ethio-Jazz and remains alive and very much kicking. Program all week! Local fans gather nightly to listen to old-time veterans and a newer generation; extremely talented musicians! Alemayehu Eshete doing Addis Ababa Bete might... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2013

If you like to listen to live Ethiopian and international jazz, make sure to include a visit or two to Jazzaramba in your schedule. I have been there three times now in my last two visits to Addis and will make to go back again and again whenever I am in Addis. The artists are great, the music is marvelous... More 

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