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Mccalla, Leyla / A Day For The Hunter, A Day For The Prey
Album:A Day For The Hunter, A Day For The Prey Collection:World
Artist:Mccalla, Leyla Added:Dec 2016
Label:Jazz Village 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2016-12-21 Pull Date:2017-02-22 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Feb 19Feb 5Jan 29Jan 22Jan 15Jan 8Dec 25

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4.Feb 18, 2017:Old Fart at Play
Far From Your Web
2.Jun 28, 2018:Melange
A Day For The Hunter, A Day For The Prey
5.Feb 02, 2017:Melange
3.Mar 09, 2017:Melange
6.Feb 01, 2017:At the Cafe Bohemian
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Album Review
Margy Kahn
Reviewed 2016-12-15 
Leyla McCalla, award-winning singer/cellist with highly educated Haitian parents; former member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops; now lives in New Orleans; one of a kind singer-songwriter; well worth listening to for the music as well as the French and English lyrics; warm, evocative voice

NO FCC's detected; Favorites: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11; if you like Yael Naim you might like this

*1- A Day for the Hunter, A Day for the Prey – 3:18 – based on a Haitian proverb; McCalla's voice and lyrics are strong; as is cello backing

2-Les Plats Sont Tous Mis Sur La Table-3:13- Cajun-influenced fiddle and voice along with triangle-type accents;

*3- Far From Your Web –2:26 – has a klezmer vibe; lyrics in English

*4 –Little Sparrow – 3:16 – folk genre with guitar and violin

*5- Maman – 4:24 – nice harmony in French

*6—Peze Cafe –3:51-- banjo accompanies Haitian lyrics; nice outro!

7- Bluerunner – 2:09 – Cajun fiddle tune (no lyrics)

8—Vietnam – 3:18 – English lyrics –tender song to a left-behind in-country lover

*9- Salangadou –2:55 – exquisitely sung, bowed, and plucked Haitian roots song

**10 – Let It Fall –2:50 – banjo arpeggios and then lyrical cello back this rueful song with English lyrics

*11- Fey-O –3:14 – traditional Haitian; beautiful singing and accompaniment

12 – Minis Azaka – 4:09 – traditional Haitian waltz with banjo

Track Listing
1.A Day For The Hunter, A Day For The Prey 7.Bluerunner
2.Les Plats Sont Tous Mis Sur La Table 8.Vietnam
3.Far From Your Web 9.Salangadou
4.Little Sparrow 10.Let It Fall
5.Maman 11.Fey-O
6.Peze Cafe 12.Minis Azaka