Guebrou, Emahoy Tsegue-Maryam / Ethiopiques 21: Ethiopia Song
Album: Ethiopiques 21: Ethiopia Song   Collection:World
Artist:Guebrou, Emahoy Tsegue-Maryam   Added:Oct 2006
Label:Buda Musique  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2007-07-22 Pull Date: 2007-09-23 Charts: Reggae/World
Week Ending: Sep 23 Sep 16 Sep 9 Sep 2 Aug 26 Aug 19 Aug 5
Airplays: 1 1 1 1 2 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. Mar 07, 2024: Oh Messy Life
Mother's Love
4. Nov 25, 2021: Stranded at Settembrini's (rebroadcast from Nov 12, 2020)
The Song Of The Sea
2. Apr 25, 2023: The Doghouse
Mother's Love
5. Oct 07, 2021: Stranded at Settembrini's (rebroadcast from Nov 12, 2020)
The Song Of The Sea
3. Nov 22, 2022: The Doghouse
Tenkou! Why Feel Sorry?
6. Apr 01, 2021: Stranded at Settembrini's (Rerun)
The Song Of The Sea

Album Review
Reviewed 2007-07-23
EMAHOY TSEGUE-MARYAM GUEBROU - "Ethiopiques 21 - Piano Solo" CD (Buda Musique)
Solo piano from Ethiopian piano player and composer. It's mostly jazz and blues but all with a thin veil of classical music. It's very personal and meditative (not new age) and sounds like someone sitting in their living room playing the piano for themselves. She has a few tricks (riffs? runs?) and a style that she uses on almost every track and in the end a lot of the tracks sound the same. Most of the tracks are around the same speed, same feel, and same style. Most of these tracks were recorded in the 60s. Some of the tracks, 13 onward have a different tone because of what sounds like a different piano recorded in a different environment. The first 9 tracks come from two LPs released in Germany in the 60s. Try pretty much any track, they really are all very similar.
I liked 1, 5, 6 (lyrical), 9, 13, 14, 16 (slight gospel sound)
OK stuff -mph

Track Listing
1. The Homeless Wanderer   9. Homesickness
2. The Last Tears Of A Deceased   10. Golgotha
3. A Young Girl's Complaint   11. The Jordan River Song
4. The Mad Man's Laughter   12. The Garden Of Gethsemane
5. Presentiment   13. The Song Of Abayi
6. Mother's Love   14. The Story Of The Wind
7. Ballad Of The Spirits   15. Eveing Breeze
8. The Song Of The Sea   16. Tenkou! Why Feel Sorry?