Fano cover
  • Chalachew Ashenafi - vocals, masinko
  • Ililta Band:
  • Mesele Asmamaw - krar, backing vocals
  • Misale Legesse - kobero, backing vocals
  • Minyeshu Kifle - backing vocals
  • Andy Moor - electric guitar on ‘Musheroch Mare’

Chalachew Ashenafi, the legendary Gondar azmari (1966-2012) did some tours with The Ex in recent years. A traditional player, but also forward, funny and stubborn. These are his last recordings ever. Astonishing strong music.

Tracklist

  • 01. Medina (6:53)
  • 02. Tey Demam (7:48)
  • 03. Munit (8:04)
  • 04. Tew! Tew! 1 (9:05)
  • 05. Musheroch Mare (8:53)
  • 06. Memeyew (8:40)
  • 07. Tezeta (7:30)
  • 08. Hailoga (7:35)
  • 09. Tew! Tew! 2 (9:36)
  • Recorded in Jottum! Studio, Wormerveer, The Netherlands, 4+5 July 2011.
  • Engineered by Maarten Tap.
  • Produced by Arnold de Boer, Terrie Ex + Andy Moor.
  • Mixed by Andy Moor.
  • Mastered by Gilius Kreken at the Frank van der Weij Studio, Amsterdam.
  • Lyrics translated by Tsegaye Haileslassie + Eyasu Tamene.
  • Interview done by Simeneh Betreyohannis, Baro Hotel, Addis Abeba, May 4, 2012.
  • Questions by Terrie Ex.
  • ‘Notes from the field’ by Ken Vandermark + Andy Moor.
  • All colour photos by Andy Moor.
  • Black + white photos from various sources.
  • Booklet edited by Terrie Ex.

Terp African Series AS-24

Chalachew Ashenafi

Fano

CD October 2013

€12 from Ex Mailorder