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24 news items

 
The Africa Report
Tue, 02 Jun 2015 08:22:30 -0700

From the years when every street in Stone Town had at least one taarab or kidumbak group (a smaller more dance-focused ensemble), it was replaced by a newer sound, rusha roho, in the 1990s. But now there is a new generation of musicians who are ...

The Herald

The Herald
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 01:03:45 -0700

The Zanzibar Taarab Kidumbak Ensemble, i-Tribe, Buhle and Sylent and later Bashupi & Pkay also appear on the Coca-Cola Green stage. The next day, Friday the 1st of May features Prince Edward School band again, Digitts, True Vibenation and ...

NewsDay

NewsDay
Fri, 01 May 2015 20:00:00 -0700

While introducing the group, one of the musicians from the Zanzibar Taarab Kindumbak Ensemble told the crowd that most of the Kidumbak instruments were developed by Arabians who invested in musical instruments to entertain themselves. “The weather ...

Chicago Reader

Chicago Reader
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:30:01 -0800

... vaunted ensemble wasn't able to suitably accommodate changing tastes, so he formed Kithara as a smaller, nimbler unit—a sextet with a raft of vocalists—to incorporate relatively modern, dance-oriented forms such as the popular wedding style kidumbak.

Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk
Fri, 14 May 2010 00:00:00 -0700

With disarming, guileless enthusiasm he tells me about kidumbak and kongwes: the strictly all-women dances taught to young brides before marriage, and the mentors in all things sexual for these girls. As we pass Forodhani gardens' food market at night ...

Mail & Guardian Online

Mail & Guardian Online
Thu, 24 Feb 2011 14:00:40 -0800

Their latest, Shine, was released in 2008 on the World Village label and is a magnificent collection of recordings, also featuring some kidumbak arrangements. Kidumbak is played by a much smaller orchestra or band and features the more prominent use of ...

Wirtualna Polska

Wirtualna Polska
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 03:12:20 -0700

Dwa artystyczne bieguny i dwa olśnienia. Najpierw Kassé Mady Diabaté wraz z genialnym zespołem oczarował publiczność, następnie grupa Ndima przeniosła scenę plenerową z Wrocławia prosto do puszczy w Kongo. Pigmejów AKA można zobaczyć ...

Gazeta Wyborcza

Gazeta Wyborcza
Sat, 09 May 2015 02:33:45 -0700

Poświęcony ginącym tradycjom i kulturom Brave Festival odbędzie się w dniach 10-17 lipca. Jego kuratorką jest Sona Jobarteh, pochodząca z Gambii instrumentalistka, piosenkarka, ale przede wszystkim przedstawicielka tradycji tamtejszych opowiadaczy, ...
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