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  • blog August 20, 2015

    Mbira Maestro Chartwell Dutiro in New York For A Month

    For centuries, the Shona people of Zimbabwe have believed in the guidance of their ancestral spirits. Mbira music plays a central role as a linchpin between the living and the spiritual world, in all-night ritual ceremonies called bira. The mystic … Read more »

  • review June 16, 2010

    Dendere Ngoma

    The first thing that strikes you about the latest work from UK-based Spirit Talk Mbira is how little actual mbira there is on the album.  Most of these tracks are superb examples of Zimbabwe roots guitar pop, with two and … Read more »

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