Zanga is an eight member Seattle-based music ensemble. Most
of the band's repertoire consists of songs from the Shona
people of Zimbabwe.
mp3 of the week
"Bitsu" by Zanga Zanga
(click song to download; artist
for more info)
Soul & Groove guy Omar
Torrez returned with more live music fresh from the KAOS
studios. And with Oliver
Mtukudzi headed to town (see calendar)
Mapfumo's birthday July 2, we celebrated the music of
Zimbabwe, from mbira trance tunes to Tuku music and chimurenga.
Plus an interview with Rachid
Taha (who plays Seattle June 29). For lots more Zimbabwean
music, attend this summer's Zimfest.