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Msafiri Zawose

by Editor | 8th August 2017

Msafiri Zawose was always destined for musical greatness. Hailing from Bagamoyo, his father Hukwe Zawose was one of Tanzania’s most famous musicians. Indeed, Msafiri’s first gig was touring as a percussionist in Zawose Sr.’s group, playing traditional instruments such as the ndono, ngoma and marimba. Since his father’s untimely passing in 2003, Msafiri Zawose has […]

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Kenya

Lakuta

by Editor | 7th April 2017

Founded by Brighton based percussionist and composer Cicely Taylor (AKA Congalita), Lakuta are a transnational group formed by members from Europe, Africa and South America. The inevitable combination of rhythmic and aesthetic styles that comes from the group’s makeup makes them a perfect addition not only to the soul revival circuit but also to summer […]

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Tanzania

Jagwa Music

by Editor | 21st February 2017

This Dar es Salaam based band have already garnered critical acclaim from their fellow country people and Western media alike thanks to their synthesis of a retro Casio keyboard and the frenetic percussive rhythms of chakacha, to create a vivid, physical music. The video below displays in all their glory both the importance of performance […]

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Msafiri Zawose

by Editor | 8th August 2017

Msafiri Zawose was always destined for musical greatness. Hailing from Bagamoyo, his father Hukwe Zawose was one of Tanzania’s most famous musicians. Indeed, Msafiri’s first gig was touring as a percussionist in Zawose Sr.’s group, playing traditional instruments such as the ndono, ngoma and marimba. Since his father’s untimely passing in 2003, Msafiri Zawose has […]

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