NEC's Intercultural Institute presents master musician Fradreck Mujuru and Erica Azim playing the healing music of the mbira, used for over 1,000 years by the Shona people of Zimbabwe to connect the living with the ancestors.
Born to the largest extended family of mbira players in Zimbabwe, Mujuru has played mbira since the age of 8, and is now known internationally as an outstanding performer, teacher, and instrument maker, while continuing to play in ceremonies for the ancestors at home. Azim is America's leading proponent of the Shona mbira tradition. She has toured with various Shona mbira masters and taught thousands of Americans to play mbira, and to support the tradition in Zimbabwe.
Join us tomorrow, September 9 for a panel discussion on making traditional music and instruments with the artists.
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