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    CD
    3253

    $20.00
    Newton Gwara & Chaka Marimba 1998
    Newton Gwara & Chaka Marimba 1998 One mbira, 3 marimbas, hosho and lots of vocals on material ranging from mbira pieces to Shona pop. The vibrant young men of Chaka Marimba together with older mbira player and vocalist extroardinaire Newton Gwara are a potent combination! Recorded 17 July 1998 at Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe by Erica Azim. Musicians: Newton Gwara (also known as Newton Cheza Chozengwa, or Matemai), Pfungwa Chaka, Masimba Chaka, Costa Mabani, Coswell Madzivanzira, Tera Kutya. Tuning: Nyamaropa. [Total time: 77:41]
    1. audio sampleTaireva 'Tsotso' [Tsotso] [12:24]
    2. Nhema musasa  [13:03]
    3. Chipo  [4:56]
    4. Marimuka  [13:27]
    5. Mahororo  [12:41]
    6. Addmore  [13:19]
    7. audio sampleKari mugomba  [7:25]


    Tape
    102

    $20.00
    Garadziva Chigamba (age 19) A: Solo Marimba; B: Solo Mbira
    Recorded 24 Jan & 1 Feb 94 at Highfields & Rushinga by Todd Boekelheide & Erica Azim. Musician: Garadziva Chigamba.

    Side A

    1. Nyoka musango
    2. Taisireva [Taireva]
    3. Marenje
    4. Bembero
    5. Machena
    6. Hondo
    7. Ishe
    8. Mazano
    9. Ruth
    10. Nhema musasa
    11. Taireva
    12. Steel band
    13. Take it easy

    Side B

    1. Chipembere (gandanga/mavembe tuning)
    2. Maranje (gandanga/mavembe tuning)
    3. Nyatwa [Pfumvu ye nyasa] (gandanga/mavembe tuning)
    4. Shumba huru (gandanga/mavembe tuning)
    5. Pasimupindu (gandanga/mavembe tuning)
    6. Bembero (gandanga/mavembe tuning)
    7. Taisireva [Taireva] (gandanga/mavembe tuning)
    8. Tinovatenda (gandanga/mavembe tuning)
    9. Dandemutande (gandanga/mavembe tuning)


    CD
    3016

    $20.00
    Mataure Chigamba & Kudzanayi School Marimba 9 February 1991
    Mataure Chigamba & Kudzanayi School Marimba
9 February 1991 The late Mataure Chigamba, son of renowned mbira player Tute Chigamba, started playing marimba at the age of 7, at Kudzanayi Primary School in the Highfield area of Harare, Zimbabwe. By 6th grade, he was leading the group, and helping teacher Aberlyn Svondo to teach the others, and the group was performing at national events. Here, as a young adult, Mataure returns to his beloved primary school group, and plays together with them for this recording. On request, the group first played all the traditional songs in their repertoire, and then other songs. [Total time: 66:16]
    1. Nhema Musasa  [4:11]
    2. Taireva "Taisireva"  [4:28]
    3. Taireva "Tsotso  [4:14]
    4. Majaira  [3:48]
    5. Chemutengure  [4:20]
    6. audio sampleMhondoro Dzinonwa  [4:44]
    7. Kutapira  [4:50]
    8. Imbwa Yangu Machena  [4:56]
    9. Kusarima "Torai Mapadza"  [3:36]
    10. audio sampleKuzanga "Mukaranga ane Shanje"  [3:16]
    11. Tanzania  [4:30]
    12. Take it easy  [2:57]
    13. Angelina  [3:05]
    14. Steel band  [3:19]
    15. audio sampleSarura wako  [5:05]
    16. JD  [3:52]


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