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Berbere (Amharic: በርበሬ berberē, Tigrinya: በርበረ berbere) is a spice mixture whose constituent elements usually include chili peppers, garlic, ginger, dried basil, korarima, rue, ajwain or radhuni, nigella, and fenugreek. It serves as a key ingredient in the cuisines of Ethiopia and Eritrea.


released May 23, 2014
Richard Grant - Trumpet
Randal Fisher - Flute
Alan Lightner - Steel Pan
Steve Haney - Percussion
Te'Amir Sweeney - Additional Drums
Dexter Story - All additional instruments

Produced by Dexter Story
Composed by Dexter Story
Dexter Story Music Publishing (BMI)
Recorded at Storylight Studios, Los Angeles, CA

This is a bonus track and does not appear on the new 'Wondem' album.



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Wondem Los Angeles, California

Wondem (meaning ‘brother’ in Amharic) is Dexter Story's Soundway Records album and his live ensemble inspired by Ethiopian, Somalian, Eritrean, Sudanese and Kenyan culture, and by his passionate tenure in the Los Angeles-based World jazz ensemble Ethio Cali. ... more


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