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Hailu Mergia

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A new documentary on Ethiopian jazz pioneer Hailu Mergia recenters the artist
Bandcamp | The Best Albums of Spring 2021
AD | Hailu Mergia Blazes New Terrain on Yene Mircha, His Triumphant Return to Full Band Recording
Pitchfork | “Yene Mircha”
Pitchfork | Ethio-Jazz Legend Hailu Mergia Announces New Album Yene Mircha, Shares New Song
Resident Advisor | Hailu Mergia returns to Awesome Tapes From Africa with new LP, Yene Mircha
Pitchfork | The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
Ground Control Touring on Best of 2018 Lists
Washington Post | In Escape-ism, Ian Svenonius knows the future of rock-and-roll
PBS NewsHour | This Former Ethiopian Music Star Is Getting A Late-Life Encore in the U.S.

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