Saturday, December 6, 2014, 7 PM
Afro-pop, fusion dance music from Zimbabwe and Beyond!
Nokuthula plays contemporary and traditional Afro-pop fusion dance music from
Zimbabwe, South Africa and beyond. The band’s roots are in Zimbabwean-style
marimba and mbira, but its music is also influenced by jazz, blues, Latin, Afro-Cuban,
Haitian, and other world music. Nokuthula’s music is joyous, energetic and upbeat
with driving rhythms and mesmerizing vocals. A Nokuthula performance takes one on
a musical journey and includes 1,000 year old traditional mbira songs, jazz-
influenced township music and popular dance songs of South Africa, controversial
anti-war music of Zimbabwe, traditional Cuban and West African drum songs,
contemporary Zimbabwean compositions, Mozambican folk music, and a hint of
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