Tichakunda Mbira Group 2014


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One of the most exciting traditional mbira groups in Zimbabwe today is master mbira player, spirit medium, and traditional healer Caution Tichakunda Shonhai’s Tichakunda Mbira Group. It’s more common these days to find young people playing pop-influenced mbira, but Caution’s 21-year old son Lasson and his peers are are excited and inspired by pure ancient tradition. You’ll want to listen to this one over and over again – sweet mbira, soulful father and son vocals, and a touch of drum and hosho. The group’s appealing, high-pitched variant of nyamaropa tuning makes this one perfect for road trips, too. [Total time: 79:56]


  1. Matendera  [10:10]
  2. Bangidza “Musha matare”  [10:16]
  3. Nhai mambo  [6:10]
  4. Hata yemhute  [11:42]
  5. Nyamaropa “Shumba yepasi”  [7:06]
  6. Haruna  [11:52]
  7. Bangidza  [8:06]
  8. Gumbukumbu  [6:58]
  9. Chirombo chine makushe  [7:20]

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Title Tichakunda Mbira Group 2014
SKU music-3602
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