Mavembe/Gandanga Mbira made by Josephat Mandaza
5 in stock
7″, or 7 1/4″ (18 or 18.5 cm) wide board, 8 3/4″ (22 cm) wide key spread, 28-key mbira with black bottletop buzzers and bolted construction, bright sound. The tuning known as mavembe, or gandanga, tuning is similar to Phrygian mode, pitch of the lowest note is about an A.
Note: Photo is typical of this maker and tuning, however each mbira is individually handmade and may look slightly different. Mbira curently in stock have black bottletops.