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Kutsinhira Cultural Arts Center…a community of people in and near Eugene, Oregon, responding to the rich musical tradition of the people of Zimbabwe by creating a center for teaching and performing Zimbabwean music. ���Yzw� kҁ5��t�ff���b�B��g:�J��\MRh�닟9� ��,ށ5S`��ێ�ؐ�O�-d�̖ �Vm��]���eյ᛽�$s ��R���@ �aۮ�2N�SMBfHi�p�PWl���M��KʸOr�=�궵[�9�i]c�xy_�&��C>���N7��7��7��* ���r�'P��)��ݚ�%���c�ج$��`o�m?ˆ9̂D�Hp �ſw+>���l?9G��kG��7� +0�[p��(O��+�e 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! Jekesa studio’s director, Jeff Brahe, plays in quite a few groups. G�I�ڣO�)4� �M���s$�+ N���c\1��,d !6!��@|(M� This is a very special opportunity to learn Zimbabwean vocal and marimba music straight from the source. Traditional ancient Shona musics consist of Mbira dzavadzimu played by multiple players, Hosho and Ngoma drums.Ancient shona music is mainly played at spiritual ceremonies called Bira. Room: ET 12. Zimbabwean Marimba Ensemble. Fans have become accustomed to following Ande’s Facebook page and YouTube channel for updates, including … More Ande Marimba website now live. �G!p��!��`�9� ��^+\ҁ���: The marimba is a large wooden xylophone, commonly played in an ensemble of at least 5 instruments. Workshops with Guest Teacher Michael Sibanda. Watch Queue Queue … More Spring Classes start May 7th! Hosho Basics is pretty self-explanatory…as long as … More New Classes for Summer, Jekesa studio’s director, Jeff Brahe, plays in quite a few groups. 14 0 obj 11 0 obj << /Type /ExtGState /op true >> Y�`���FD��^tjy �e����j�K�T�r��I�N�����^6��?������l���@xa��� ����A��8�J���RUm?XQ�F�N�R�5�k��$���A�R��d�b�d����p�� \F�>�SH�_T��>��:�[?V�c|�ds�&��̳����l���X�vl���b0$�%��. Marimbas and marimba-like instruments are found throughout the world. 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Zimbabwean music is heavily reliant on the use of instruments such as the mbira, Ngoma drums and hosho.Their music symbolizes much more than a simple rhythm, as the folk and pop style styled music was used as a symbol of hope for Zimbabweans looking to gain independence from Rhodesia. The marimba can be played by itself, alongside several other marimbas, or as part of a group of different instruments. 5 Th is article draws from my 2006 dissertation on the history and development of the Zimbabwean marimba. 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 … << /Length 5 0 R /Filter /FlateDecode >> Tuition: $148 per semester Tuition with lessons (10% off): $133 per semester u�s�A�U`P��fPU����V �u�-�o�s���1�5BLV�}���DO��I��U$�\ lK2s��*�NiJ��GeU�{�w��F _2#�����YҘө5�����k� endobj Affectionately known as "Mama Marimba", Sheree's passion and drive for Zimbabwean Marimba music shines through the five recordings she has produced and … Please contact Greg Doscher with questions. The Zimbabwean Marimba Ensemble will meet in person in Fall 2020, observing best practices for health and safety. endstream The Zimbabwean Marimba of Alport Mhlanga (2000), DVD, Canada. endobj Zimfest is the premier festival of Zimbabwean music … We play a variety of instruments but favour the Mbira and Marimba. 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Along the way, I’ll be posting updates about upcoming performances, recording projects, classes, workshops, and other opportunities, as well as various random thoughts and insights. Rosewood (principal) - composer Friberg, Tomas SHEET MUSIC Gymnopédie 1 (principal) - composer Satie, Erik SHEET MUSIC Tea for two (principal) - composer Youmans, Vincent SHEET MUSIC 6 Etudes pour marimba (principal) - composer Zielinski, Michal SHEET MUSIC Quand tu reviendras (principal) - composer Manchot, Pierre SHEET MUSIC Walt Hampton books, Hot marimba and Marimba Mojo, Collections of Zimbabwean-style music for Orff Instruments Consider bringing in culture bearers from the community: a local marimba ensemble, an mbira player, a visiting artist from Zimbabwe, a musician originally from Zimbabwe, or a person who has studied or lived in Zimbabwe. ���B�_� Mhlanga stepped up to the challenge. I’m very pleased to present the latest in Jekesa Studio’s “Skill Development” classes. Marimba music is a fun, uplifting style from Southern Africa. >���΍��@t�X�l$��>� /�@���(�?��.D�*�P�@-�}Ib�a���mc oGL�l�w�X���|�r�v�c4\�}(}�[��� ZU-X]ea,��d}8 << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Resources 6 0 R /Contents 4 0 R /MediaBox [0 0 612 792] Hopefully this year will bring a breath of fresh air and some positive changes. $15/week Intermediate players – Saturdays from 4:00 to 5:30. This is a typical set up with one soprano, one tenor and one baritone marimba. In Zimbabwean musical tradition, a melodic line that responds to the lead line of an mbira song. Zimbabwean marimba music for all levels with beginners welcome. There will be Beginning-Intermediate Marimba at 4:30 Wednesday, Intro Marimba at 2pm on Sat., Intermediate-Advanced Marimba at 4pm Sat., and the all-new Mallet Technique class at both 2:00 and … More Classes are on during Thanksgiving week. We perform, practice and teach Zimbabwean arts, particularly Mbira based music, both traditional and modern. 12 0 obj Ande Marimba Santa Fe, NM. Chaia Marimba Music Book 2, pg 15-20. and its soulful connection with North America. 6 0 obj 4 0 obj I’m very pleased to announce our very first session of classes over at the new studio. Kwanongoma Marimba Band.The creation of a new musical instrument with no inherent musical tradition is very exciting in principle, but without suitable music, that instrument is nothing but an interesting piece of furniture. Bands, Businesses, Restaurants, Brands and Celebrities can create Pages in order to connect with their fans and customers on Facebook. stream I’m talking about Mallet Technique, the class where we focus with laserlike precision on what you can do physically to play … More Announcing: Mallet Technique Class! (Home being South Africa in this case.) endobj endobj Narrated by Taj Mahal. [citation needed]Ancient Shona Music. Renowned performer and educator Michael Sibanda will be coming through Tacoma this week on his way home from Zimfest! 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. 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. ��J���\��B����&�6b�!�(�5/��ҫ֢� >> Below are the workshop details. The cost is just $15 per class, so sign up now while there’s still space! 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Three days of Zimbabwean-inspired fun for all ages: dynamic concerts, hands-on workshops, African marketplace and more! �S=ma�����]�+"*w>�����_��Pz ���x� ,�T�r��~�l��}?���Zi���w>Wc We play on an ensemble of seven diatonic marimbas (xylophones) in different pitch ranges plus hosho (gourd rattles). Hey marimba folks! Zimbaremabwe has its roots in the spiritual values of traditional Zimbabwean culture. 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. �Q�ٌ}Uا Expect more frequent updates over the next 2-3 months, including album news and more … More Fall Classes in Full Swing. History of Zimbabwean Marimbas. << /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text ] /ExtGState << /Gs2 10 0 R /Gs1 11 0 R /Gs3 12 0 R Fall marimba classes starting soon! 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! The best way to join the journey is to subscribe to this blog, and … More Welcome! I investigate the role of improvisation and the current state of marimba performance practice in Zimbabwe and the USA, how this practice is affected by participation in competitions and festivals, and how Zimbabwean and American marimba ensembles, in turn, influence other marimba ensembles around the world. What is Marimba Music? Grades 9 – Adult Teacher: Greg Doscher Sunday 3:00-4:00 p.m. The most high-profile would have to be The Ande Marimba Band, which includes some of the top marimba players in the North American community, and tours nationwide whenever possible. 10 0 obj endobj endobj Your home for Zimbabwean marimba music in Tacoma! $20/week. 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