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"Zimbabwe's Vusa Mkhaya tells his story through his music.  Vusa Mkhaya is a member of the award winning Zimbabwean vocal trio Insingizi and has been described as the future of Zimbabwean Music, with his cool musicality and sharp lyrics that capture the life and experiences of an African musician living in a fast and ever changing world. An accomplished songwriter, Vusa tells his story in a manner and style that not only epitomizes his love music, but his identity as a master of African…

"Zimbabwe's Vusa Mkhaya tells his story through his music. Vusa Mkhaya is a member of the award winning Zimbabwean vocal trio Insingizi and has been described as the future of Zimbabwean Music, with his cool musicality and sharp lyrics that capture the life and experiences of an African musician living in a fast and ever changing world. An accomplished songwriter, Vusa tells his story in a manner and style that not only epitomizes his love music, but his identity as a master of African…

Snapshot of the showroom at Worlds of Music Chicago! Chicago is a great mixing pot for world music, pictured we have African Talking Drums, Turkish Saz, Afghani Dotar, Persian Setar, Oud, Cumbus, Darbuka and Lap Dulcimer. Some of our instruments are made in Chicago, including the blue and swirled blue and white ceramic Darbuka.

Snapshot of the showroom at Worlds of Music Chicago! Chicago is a great mixing pot for world music, pictured we have African Talking Drums, Turkish Saz, Afghani Dotar, Persian Setar, Oud, Cumbus, Darbuka and Lap Dulcimer. Some of our instruments are made in Chicago, including the blue and swirled blue and white ceramic Darbuka.

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The Talking Drum - players can modulate the pitch by squeezing the cords between their arms and bodies. The image shows the posture of playing a talking drum.

Chokwe African Sanza - Tribal Musical Instrument - Primitive Art - Native Wood and Iron - Made in Zambezi - Ethnic Art - Lovely Music Sound by ChicAvantGarde on Etsy

Chokwe African Sanza - Tribal Musical Instrument - Primitive Art - Native Wood and Iron - Made in Zambezi - Ethnic Art - Lovely Music Sound by ChicAvantGarde on Etsy

In Shona music, the mbira dzavadzimu (“voice of the ancestors”, national instrument of Zimbabwe) is a musical instrument that has been played by the Shona people of Zimbabwe for thousands of years. The mbira dzavadzimu is frequently played at religious ceremonies and social gatherings. A typical mbira dzavadzimu consists of between 22 and 28 keys constructed from hot- or cold-forged metal affixed to a hardwoodsoundboard (gwariva) in three ...

archaeologychannel: “Term of the Week: “mbira.” In Shona music, the mbira dzavadzimu (“voice of the ancestors”, national instrument of Zimbabwe) is a musical instrument that has been played by the.

Shona woman with a kalimba

Shona woman with an mbira - traditional instrument of Zimbabwe

In Shona music, the mbira dzavadzimu (“voice of the ancestors”, national instrument of Zimbabwe) is a musical instrument that has been played by the Shona people of Zimbabwe for thousands of years. The mbira dzavadzimu is frequently played at religious ceremonies and social gatherings called mabira (sing. “bira”).

In Shona music, the mbira dzavadzimu (“voice of the ancestors”, national instrument of Zimbabwe) is a musical instrument that has been played by the Shona people of Zimbabwe for thousands of years. The mbira dzavadzimu is frequently played at religious ceremonies and social gatherings called mabira (sing. “bira”).

Basic rhythm used in modern styles of music.  Great demonstration of how tempo and instrument completely change styles.

Basic rhythm used in modern styles of music. Great demonstration of how tempo and instrument completely change styles.

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