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We perform, practice and teach Zimbabwean arts, particularly Mbira based music, both traditional and modern. History of Zimbabwean Marimbas. This thesis explores the current performance practices of Zimbabwean marimba ensembles. FAR, or Fundamentals of African Rhythm, is a comprehensive system designed to help you understand and play difficult … More New Classes for a New Year! Below are the workshop details. As you may know, The Ande Marimba Band is my longest-running and must successful marimba project to date. $20/week. Around 1960, Kwanongoma College of African Music was started in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, in part to help preserve traditional Zimbabwean music and an ensemble of marimbas was designed to hopefully become a new national instrument. << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Resources 6 0 R /Contents 4 0 R /MediaBox [0 0 612 792] 11 0 obj We play a variety of instruments but favour the Mbira and Marimba. The cost is just $15 per class, so sign up now while there’s still space! Beginners – Saturdays from 2:30 to 3:45. Things have finally settled into a nice groove here at Jekesa Studio, with three levels of marimba classes all off to a good start (see descriptions below.) Narrated by Taj Mahal. Traditional ancient Shona musics consist of Mbira dzavadzimu played by multiple players, Hosho and Ngoma drums.Ancient shona music is mainly played at spiritual ceremonies called Bira. Hey marimba folks! K̬;{�Ü�� �:��^����L��FΨ;���T(�����1�RmQ��1\I�8��5mmwf��`�p��������s��� 3j�PũK�x�"H�?Z �H�S'��(�1���b9� �~�h�P��~ъj��Tx�]O��� ����s�4X ��ڑ%�A3���o5Ґ�bo/�#ļN ���t6��C��1l�x`���/�*z��iHQ�J��� ����FlS�O�+U��e͐~e�nM�Nl����3P�D(³~�+7�Ƥ��g��m�����p &�s����pss����. Zimbaremabwe has its roots in the spiritual values of traditional Zimbabwean culture. Zimfest is the premier festival of Zimbabwean music … >> /Font << /F1.0 7 0 R /F3.0 9 0 R /F2.0 8 0 R >> >> ������U�C�9�M th��������5��:�:�9��� << /Type /ExtGState /op true >> Email andemarimba@gmail.com to register. It will be a five-week session, which is the perfect amount of time to get a solid start with marimba from now until school ends. Welcome to 2017! This is a very special opportunity to learn Zimbabwean vocal and marimba music straight from the source. Spanning from Washington to New Mexico, it includes 2 music festivals, CD release parties in 3 states, and … More Ande Marimba Band tour dates 2017! endstream The best way to join the journey is to subscribe to this blog, and … More Welcome! The marimba is a large wooden xylophone, commonly played in an ensemble of at least 5 instruments. This video is unavailable. I’m very pleased to announce our very first session of classes over at the new studio. 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(These are classes meant to suppliment your regular classes or lessons, by addressing specific skills that all good players must develop.) Zimbabwean marimba based upon Shona music has also become popular in the West, which adopted the original use of these instruments to play transcriptions of mbira dzavadzimu (as well as nyunga nyunga and matepe) music. Tuition: $148 per semester Tuition with lessons (10% off): $133 per semester Now, many years … All marimba bands and players around the world playing Zimbabwean or African marimba music are… Marimba Festival Zimbabwe International Marimba Explosion Where: Borrowdale Park (Race Course), Harare, Zimbabwe When: 24-26 September 2015 Venue Capacity 10 000 People (Terraced and roofed Seating) Marimba capacity +1500 Marimbas endobj Zimbaremabwe is led by Linos Wengara Magaya. Both are inspired by and grounded in three decades of involvement with Zimbabwean music while living in Seattle and Zimbabwe (1985-1990), and 14 months of fi … Expect more frequent updates over the next 2-3 months, including album news and more … More Fall Classes in Full Swing. Renowned performer and educator Michael Sibanda will be coming through Tacoma this week on his way home from Zimfest! As you learn a song or two on your … 14 0 obj Find your jam with harmonica or voice training. In Zimbabwean musical tradition, a melodic line that responds to the lead line of an mbira song. Fall marimba classes starting soon! Zimbabwean Marimba Ensemble. 10 0 obj Please contact Greg Doscher with questions. … More Spring Classes start May 7th! Mhlanga stepped up to the challenge. Hwamanda Dance Troupe, Zimbabwe, 2006. [citation needed]Ancient Shona Music. “Soul Resonance,” a film about the origins of Zimbabwean marimba music. Since their start as young students of Zimbabwean music, members of Ande Marimba, based out of Santa Fe, New Mexico, have considered GRAMMY Award-winner Chris Berry one of their most influential teachers. Free-scores.com because music is for all. Hosho Basics is pretty self-explanatory…as long as … More New Classes for Summer, Jekesa studio’s director, Jeff Brahe, plays in quite a few groups. “Soul Resonance” looks at the phenomenon of this high energy, poly-rhythmic music that has engulfed the lives of many. %��������� I’m pleased to unveil the new class schedule for June and July. 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