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Monoswezi Yanga

Label: Riverboat
Released: 2015
Track listing: Intro; Povo m'povo; Mbira Yanga; Matatya; Wadadisa; Naku Xuva; Lobola; Dande; Mhondoro; Nhetembo.


Article: Album Review

Monoswezi: Monoswezi Yanga

Read "Monoswezi Yanga" reviewed by Rob Caldwell

A while back I picked up a copy of a 1971 Smithsonian album featuring the traditional mbira music of the Shona People of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). It's a valuable ethnomusicological recording, but unless one is from that culture, the appeal may be limited. The mbira, though, is a fascinating instrument and I longed to hear more ...


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