NCEM Season World

Mokoomba

Friday 26 October 7.30pm
Mokoomba
£17.00 (£15.00 concessions | £5.00 under 35)

Mathias Muzaza lead vocals, backing vocals, percussions
Trustworth Samende electric, nylon guitars, backing vocals
Abundance Mutori bass, backing vocals
Donald Moyo keyboards, backing vocals
Miti Mugande percussion, backing vocals
Ndaba Coster Moyo drums, backing vocals

The Future of Afro Sound

Zimbabwe’s most celebrated young band Mokoomba make their NCEM debut with a new album Luyando – meaning “mother’s love” in Tonga, a language that is spoken by the original inhabitants of the Zambezi Valley of Southern Africa. But beyond the dictionary definition, Luyando goes to the heart of Mokoomba‘s music. Lyrical and beautifully breezy, Luyando is also a spiritual journey into the heart of Zimbabwean society, culture and tradition. The word ‘mokoomba’ means deep respect for the river; thus the name chosen for this group of energetic young musicians, whose shows reflect that energy in contagiously joyful performances. “One of the most entertaining young bands in Africa … A natural entertainer, wearing a black hat and demonstrating some slick dance routines with the band, lead singer Mathias Muzaza has a powerful, soulful

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National Centre for Early Music
Plenty of tickets
Fri, Oct 26
19:30

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