Yohannes Tona

Bio

Yohannes Tona is a renowned Ethiopian born Minneapolis bassist whose recording career began on 1 November 2007. Tona was born and raised in Awassa, a town in Southern Ethiopia. He was raised in a family that had interest in music. His father was a church organist and his mother a vocalist. After high school in Awassa, he moved to Addis, the capital of Ethiopia, to further his musical education. He later moved to the U.S. in the late 1990’s and got a scholarship to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston.

In addition, his own group also performs with several artists such as Nachito Herrera, Dr. Mambo’s Combo, Bruce Henry, Darnell Davis & the Remnant Gospel Group and Seven Steps to Havana, to name a few.

Music

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HArK The HErALD REMIX Yohannes
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Harambe
07:50
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Hark The Herald (Yohannes)
05:24
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USMinneapolis, United States

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Profile added by In-house East Africa on 16 Feb 2016
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