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World / Africa, Zimbabwe, Mbira, Afrobeat, Afrofunk San Diego, CA  US
Zvichapera (Sample)
Zvichapera (Sample)
Taireva (Sample)
Taireva (Sample)
Shumba (Sample)
Shumba (Sample)
Nhemamusasa (Marimba Sample)
Nhemamusasa (Marimba Sample)
Taireva (Mbira Sample)
Taireva (Mbira Sample)




Bio: Zimbeat is a San Diego-based ensemble that performs the dynamic village music of Zimbabwe, Africa. The music is based on the Shona peoples' traditional instrument, the mbira Dzavadzimu. Consisting of 22 to 28 metal keys mounted on a hardwood soundboard, the mbira Dzavadzimu is played with two thu...See Full Bio

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Zimbeat has been nominated for "Best World Music" at the 2013 San Diego Music Awards! Please vote at: sandiegomusicawards.com/nominees.cfm

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Q: Do you have Mbira lessons for beginners?

A: Yes we do. Do you live in San Diego? Do you have an mbira? Sorry we didn't get back to you sooner, our usual email is: zimbeat@zimbeat.com

Asked by Thy Le. Answered on Sun Sep 22 2013

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