Three outstanding and courageous artists on the Israel music scene: Teddy Neguse, Eden Derso and Gili Yalo Negusae, embark on an electrifying musical journey from the Gondar Mountains in northern Ethiopia to Israel’s complex urban streets, infusing them with Ethio-jazz, groove, Afro-beat, and of course hip-hop. Together with musicians from the jazz scene they offer a perf
ormance with songs in Hebrew and Amharic, and a combination of traditional Ethiopian sounds with modern music and contemporary production to create a unique combination, between past present and future.
Gili Yalo is one of the exciting ambassadors of the groove scene in Israel. He has appeared on huge stages around the world and has participated in major festival. Eden Derso is one of the promising and intriguing artists in Israel, with feminine lyricism, fresh and uncompromising, and a stirring voice. Teddy Neguse is one of the outstanding names on the Israeli hip-hop scene and his songs reveal his personal experiences and grasp of his unique world.
Teddy Neguse, vocals; Eden Derso, vocals; Gili Yalo, vocals, arrangements; Amir Sadot, bass guitar; Yehonatan Gitelman, drums; Eitan Drabkin, keyboard; Ilan Smilan, guitar, arrangements, musical production; Yuval Peleg, trumpet; Eyal Hai, saxophone; Stefan Singer, performance management
Teddy Neguse: Noam Eisenman
Eden Derso: Orit Pnini
Gili Yalo: Michael Tyopol
12th Hullegeb Israeli-Ethiopian Arts Festival
22–29 December 2021