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      • 1. Yegle Nesh (Live)
      • 2. Tizita (Live)
      • 3. Belew Beduby (Live)
      • 4. Anchihoye Lene (Live)
      • 5. Abichu Nega Nega (Live)
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      "Pioneer Works Swing (Live)" brings into focus the kind of onstage group improvisation and deadly solo passages that reach for places Mergia and the band have never gone, on festival and club stages across four continents. Now that Mergia has released two new recordings along with four classic reissues, he is eager to let everyone hear what he’s been doing on the road since he re-took the global stage for his victory laps. So much more than an old act from yesteryear, Mergia balances his legendary Ethiopian recordings with good old-fashioned sweat-soaked live concert triumphs such as the one we have here.

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