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Hailu_Mergia-Yene_Mircha-(ATFA037)-CD-FLAC-2020-HOUND
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         Artist......: Hailu Mergia
         Album.......: Yene Mircha
         Label.......: Awesome Tapes From Africa
         Genre.......: Jazz
         Catnr.......: ATFA037
         Source......: CD
         Rip.date....: 2020-06-02
         Str.date....: 2020-03-27
         Quality.....: 861 kbps avg / 44.1kHz / 2 channels
         Url.........: http://hailumergia.bandcamp.com

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         1.    Semen Ena Debub                                   6:02
         2.    Yene Mircha                                       4:41
         3.    Bayne Lay Yihedal                                 5:09
         4.    Abichu Nega Nega                                  5:41
         5.    Yene Abeba                                        6:34
         6.    Shemendefer                                       6:26
         7.    Dibik Fikir                                       7:05


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    ,:   It's been a long, winding road to Hailu Mergia's sixth decade of  :,
     :   musical activity. From a young musician in the 60s starting out   :
     :'  in Addis Ababa to the 70s golden age of dance bands to the new   ':
    ,:   hope as an emigre in America to the drier period of the 90s and   :,
     :   2000s when he mainly played keyboard in his taxi while waiting    :
     :'  in the airport queue or at home with friends. More recently,     ':
    ,:   with the reissue of his classic works and a re-assessment of his  :,
     :   role in Ethiopian music history, Mergia has played to audiences   :
     :'  big and small in some of the most cherished venues around the    ':
    ,:   world. With his 2018 critical breakthrough "Lala Belu" Mergia     :,
     :   consolidated his legacy, producing the album on his own and       :
     :'  connecting with listeners through his vision of modern           ':
    ,:   Ethiopian music. Extensive touring after the record revealed an   :,
     :   artist who is in no way stuck in the nostalgia for the “golden    :
     :'  age” sound. The press agreed, including the New York Times, BBC  ':
    ,:   and Pitchfork, calling his music “triumphantly in the present”    :,
     :   in its Best 200 Albums of the 2010's list.                        :
     :'                                                                   ':
    ,:   Mergia's new album "Yene Mircha" ("My Choice" in Amharic)         :,
     :   encapsulates many of the things that make the keyboardist,        :
     :'  accordionist and composer-arranger remarkable—elements that      ':
    ,:   have persisted to maintain his vitality all these years, through  :,
     :   the ebb and flow of his career. The rock solid trio with whom he  :
     :'  has toured the world most recently, DC-based Alemseged Kebede    ':
    ,:   (bass) and Ken Joseph (drums), forms the nucleus around which an  :,
     :   expanded band makes a potent response to the contemporary jazz    :
     :'  future "Lala Belu" promised. "Yene Mircha" calcifies Mergia's    ':
    ,:   prolific stream of creativity and his philosophy that there is a  :,
     :   multitude of Ethiopian musical approaches, not just one sound.    :
     :'                                                                   ':
    ,:   Enlisting the help of master mesenqo (traditional stringed        :,
     :   instrument) player Setegn Atenaw, celebrated vocalist Tsehay      :
     :'  Kassa and legendary saxophone player Moges Habte from his 70s    ':
    ,:   outfit Walias Band, Mergia enhances his bright, electric band on  :,
     :   this recording with an expanded line up on some songs. Mergia     :
     :'  produced the album which features several of his original        ':
    ,:   compositions along with songs by Asnakesh Worku and Teddy Afro.   :,
     :   An artist still reinventing his sound every night on stage        :
     :'  during his marathon live sets, this 74-year-old icon refuses to  ':
    ,:   make the same album twice. His creative process in the            :,
     :   studio—starting with the core band, then after listening          :
     :'  extensively over weeks and months adding more sounds and         ':
    ,:   instruments—is as urgent and risky as his concerts can be,        :,
     :   pushing the band to the outer limits of group improvisation and   :
     :'  back with chord extensions during his exploratory solos. "Yene   ':
    ,:   Mircha" captures this live experience and fosters an expansive    :,
     :   view of what else could be in store for this tireless             :
     :'  practitioner of Ethiopian music.                                 ':
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[9F69BC13] 01-hailu_mergia-semen_ena_debub.flac - 37.71MB
[CEE8F9D4] 02-hailu_mergia-yene_mircha.flac - 29.22MB
[3E7F0E2B] 03-hailu_mergia-bayne_lay_yihedal.flac - 30.58MB
[0B8B0E28] 04-hailu_mergia-abichu_nega_nega.flac - 37.49MB
[F2DF43A6] 05-hailu_mergia-yene_abeba.flac - 40.12MB
[5118FCE1] 06-hailu_mergia-shemendefer.flac - 39.96MB
[C1BDC92F] 07-hailu_mergia-dibik_fikir.flac - 41.55MB
Release Information
  • Date: 02-06-'20
  • Section: FLAC
  • Scenegroup: HOUND
  • Files: 7
  • Size: 257MB
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