Saturday, April 04, 2009
Spirit of the People
Once more to Zimbabwe and a legendary album that single handedly popularised mbira music in Southern Africa. This project was specially commissioned by Gramma Records on the first anniversary of Zimbabwe's independence. Ephat Mujuru's band Mudzimu waVanhu (Spirit of the People) included the late Thomas Wadharwa (sekuru) Gora, Forbes Gushungo, Martha Mujuru, Martha Tembo, Lovemore Chiripanyanga and Patrick Mberi. File next to Paul Berliner's field recording of Mhuri yekwa Rwizi's Soul of Mbira.
Ephat Mujuru & Spirit of the People - Mbira Music of Zimbabwe (ZML 1003, 1982)
Bangidza Ra Mutota
at 8:56 PM