전체상품목록 바로가기

본문 바로가기

Hailu Mergia / Hailu Mergia & His Classical Instrument: Shemonmuanaye (Cassette) (해외배송 가능상품)
추천 New

기본 정보
Name Hailu Mergia / Hailu Mergia & His Classical Instrument: Shemonmuanaye (Cassette)
Price 14,500원
결제수단 카드 결제, 무통장 입금, 적립금, 실시간 계좌이체
수량 수량증가수량감소
SNS 상품홍보

개인결제창을 통한 결제 시 네이버 마일리지 적립 및 사용이 가능합니다.

상품 옵션

(최소주문수량 1개 이상 / 최대주문수량 0개 이하)

수량을 선택해주세요.

위 옵션선택 박스를 선택하시면 아래에 상품이 추가됩니다.

상품 목록
상품명 상품수 가격
Hailu Mergia / Hailu Mergia & His Classical Instrument: Shemonmuanaye (Cassette) 수량증가 수량감소 14500 (  )
총 상품금액(수량) : 0 (0개)

DETAIL VIEW

1.Shemonmuanaye 06:39

2.

Sewnetuwa 06:08

3.

Laloye 05:55

4.

Wegene 05:28

5.

Hari Meru Meru 05:46

6.

Amrew Demkew 06:32

7.

Anchin Alay Alegn 06:26

8.

Ambasel 03:49

9.

Hebo Lale 04:43

10.

Belew Beduby 04:25

11.

Shilela 03:24

about

Hailu Mergia is a one-man band.


In 1985, master accordionist and veteran bandleader, arranger and keyboardist released the Hailu Mergia & His Classical Instrument cassette. In a nostalgic effort to bring back the vintage accordion sound of his youth, Hailu gave Ethiopian music a sonic makeover. He was already celebrated for his work with the groundbreaking Addis Ababa ethio-jazz and funk outfit Walias Band. With imagination and a visionary sense of the self-contained possibilities of modern music, he captured the popular sounds of the past using the modern tools of the day.


Hailu Mergia weaves Moog and DX7 synthesizers, Rhodes electric piano and rhythm machine into the rich harmonic layering of his accordion, creating hauntingly psychedelic, elegantly arranged instrumentals. These tunes draw from famous traditional and modern Ethiopian songs, as Hailu brilliantly matches lush Amhara, Tigrinya and Oromo melodies with otherworldly flavors soaked in jazz and blues, synthesizing a futuristic landscape. He balances Ethiopian music's signature melodic shape with beautiful analog synth touches, floating upon clouds of hypnotically minimal rhythm tracks.


Hailu Mergia was born in Debre Birhan, Showa Province, Ethiopia in 1938 (1946 in the European calendar) to parents Tewabech Ezineh and Mergia Lulessa, who were of Amhara and Oromo ancestry, respectively. His mother took him to Aynemisa, close to Addis, where he grew up from age 3 until he was 10 when they moved to the capital Addis Ababa.


Hailu went to Shimelis Habte high school but dropped out before graduating. In 1952 (1960 in European calendar), he joined the army music department as a boy scout to support his mother. Mergia stayed in the army almost two years, learning how to read and write music.


After Hailu left the army, he started singing in small bars as a freelance musician. He joined various pick-up bands, touring across the Ethiopian provinces as a singer and accordion player for almost a year.


After the group broke up, he started performing in nightclubs like Addis Ababa, Patrice Lumumba, Asegedech Alamrew, Sombrero, Zula Club and others.


At Zula Club he and his mates formed Walias Band and did something no other band in Ethiopian nightclub history had done: they started buying their own musical instruments. Until then the club owners were supplying the instruments and had the power to fire musicians at will.


For the first time ever Walias Band signed a contract with the owner of Venus Club as a group thereby protecting themselves from club owners. Mergia and Walias Band went on to do gigs at hotels like Wabi Shebele and the Hilton.


After playing almost eight years at the Hilton Hotel, Mergia and Walias Band came to the United States and toured widely in 1982-1983. Afterwards, some of of the band stayed in America while others went back to Addis.


That was a heartbreaking time for the band. They considered themselves a family, and they knew they had broken new ground in the history of Addis nightclub musicians. They had helped make the Ashantis Band from Kenya famous in Addis. They were the first private band who played for state dinners at the palace for the Derg government (twice). And, they were the first private band to tour the USA.


After the break-up of Walias Band, Mergia settled in the States and formed Zula Band with Moges Habte and Tamiru Ayele, playing in different restaurants and touring in the States and Europe.


At that time, Mergia made a one-man band recording with accordion for the first time, mixing in Rhodes electric piano, Moog synthesizer and a rhythm machine. That was 1985. This recording was inspired by the early memories of his first instrument, the accordion.   


After the break-up of Zula Band in 1992, he quit performing and ran Soukous Club for seven years with his partners Moges and Tamiru.


Nowadays he's making his living as a self-employed taxi driver at Dulles International Airport while continuing to record his music and practice as often as possible.    


The reissue of this recording brings back a moment when Ethiopian music was shifting from acoustic-based performances to recordings using more and more synthesized elements. While the results of that shift have their critics Hailu Mergia's initial experiments with solo instrumental music based on Ethiopian folk and popular music captures a singular feeling dripping in ambiance and very human emotional energy. 

관련상품

상품결제정보

고액결제의 경우 안전을 위해 카드사에서 확인전화를 드릴 수도 있습니다. 확인과정에서 도난 카드의 사용이나 타인 명의의 주문등 정상적인 주문이 아니라고 판단될 경우 임의로 주문을 보류 또는 취소할 수 있습니다.  

무통장 입금은 상품 구매 대금은 PC뱅킹, 인터넷뱅킹, 텔레뱅킹 혹은 가까운 은행에서 직접 입금하시면 됩니다.  
주문시 입력한 입금자명과 실제입금자의 성명이 반드시 일치하여야 하며, 7일 이내로 입금을 하셔야 하며 입금되지 않은 주문은 자동취소 됩니다.

배송정보

  • 배송 방법 : 택배
  • 배송 지역 : 전국지역
  • 배송 비용 : 2,500원
  • 배송 기간 : 3일 ~ 7일
  • 배송 안내 : - 산간벽지나 도서지방은 별도의 추가금액을 지불하셔야 하는 경우가 있습니다.
    고객님께서 주문하신 상품은 입금 확인후 배송해 드립니다. 다만, 상품종류에 따라서 상품의 배송이 다소 지연될 수 있습니다.

교환 및 반품정보

교환 및 반품이 가능한 경우
- 상품을 공급 받으신 날로부터 7일이내

   단, 포장을 개봉하였거나 포장이 훼손되어 상품가치가 상실된 경우에는 교환/반품이 불가능합니다.


교환 및 반품이 불가능한 경우
- 고객님의 책임 있는 사유로 상품등이 멸실 또는 훼손된 경우. 단, 상품의 내용을 확인하기 위하여
  포장 등을 훼손한 경우는 제외
- 포장을 개봉하였거나 포장이 훼손되어 상품가치가 상실된 경우
- 시간의 경과에 의하여 재판매가 곤란할 정도로 상품등의 가치가 현저히 감소한 경우
  (자세한 내용은 고객만족센터 1:1 E-MAIL상담을 이용해 주시기 바랍니다.)

※ 고객님의 마음이 바뀌어 교환, 반품을 하실 경우 상품반송 비용은 고객님께서 부담하셔야 합니다.

서비스문의

REVIEW

게시물이 없습니다

Write All View

Q&A

게시물이 없습니다

Write All View