Hailu Mergia

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Past concerts

Hailu Mergia Berlin, Lido fri 8/5/2020 19:30 Hailu Mergia
Hailu Mergia Berlin, Gretchen tue 24/9/2019 21:00 Hailu Mergia
Hailu Mergia Berlin, Gretchen wed 10/4/2019 21:00 Hailu Mergia
Hailu Mergia + Zea Praha 3 – Žižkov, Palac Akropolis mon 1/6/2015 19:00 Hailu Mergia + Zea
Hailu Mergia with Tony Buck & Mike Majkowski Praha 5 – Smíchov, Jazz Dock tue 3/12/2013 19:30 Hailu Mergia with Tony Buck & Mike Majkowski


Hailu Mergia & The Walias Band  Tche Belew  Hailu Mergia & The Walias Band – Tche Belew 5:09 39 ×
Hailu Mergia & The Walias  Ibakish Tarekigne  Hailu Mergia & The Walias – Ibakish Tarekigne 4:09 15 ×
Hailu Mergia & The Walias  Birukane  Hailu Mergia & The Walias – Birukane 5:40 7 ×
Hailu Mergia  Tizita  Hailu Mergia – Tizita 10:01 0 ×
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About Hailu Mergia

The Ethiopian accordionist, keyboardist and bandleader Hailu Mergia is one of the veterans of contemporary jazz history. In the seventies he rose to prominence as the leader of the jazz and funk formation Walias Band. When he immigrated to the USA in the eighties, he self-released various pieces which were rediscovered decades later by the label Awesome Tapes from Africa. From this fruitful connection emerged the work Lala Belu which received critical acclaim throughout the globe, for example from the NY Times, which listed it as one of the best 200 albums of the 2010s, the BBC or Pitchfork.

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