The Chiyanike Brothers 2010


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Master mbira player and mbira maker Leonard Chiyanike’s gorgeous vocals are recorded here for the first time…mmm! Listen to that special chemistry of brothers who play mbira together, as he plays the classics with older brother Josiah Tarwirei Chiyanike, who was Leonard’s first mbira teacher. This one is in “MBIRA workshop pitch” (around B) nyamaropa tuning, so enjoy playing along if you have an mbira in this tuning. [Total time: 78:58]


  1. Mutamba  [9:04]
  2. Nyamaropa  [10:32]
  3. Bangidza  [10:56]
  4. Kariga mombe  [7:46]
  5. Shumba  [5:08]
  6. Nhimutimu  [5:40]
  7. Nyama musango  [9:42]
  8. Mahororo  [8:06]
  9. Dande  [5:54]
  10. Kurauone  [5:34]

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Title The Chiyanike Brothers 2010
SKU music-3481
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