M.A.P. Volume 1& 2 Launch
Sat, Sep 3. 4:30PM - 7:30PM
Goethe-Zentrum Harare / Zimbabwe-German Society Goethe-Zentrum Harare / Zimbabwe-German Society 51 Lawson Avenue, Milton Park Harare, Zimbabwe
Music According to Percussion (M.A.P) volume one and 2 albums launch
Music According to Percussion’ is a project that was founded by Othnell Mangoma Moyo in collaboration with Osborne Matengenzara, Humphrey Domboka, Hari Sadja and Abel Maunga. The six tracked album has percussion styles adapted from Senegal, Mali, Cuba, Peru, Mozambique and Reunion Island.
The multi-cultural album includes a tutorial song based on eight Zimbabwean folk Percussion styles and songs; “most of the time we have Piano players or other instrumentalists as Music Directors, ‘Music According to Percussion’ is a project that is directed by a Percussionist and is Percussion driven”enthused Bulawayo born Percussionist and Drum maker, Othnell Mangoma Moyo.
The ‘Music According to Percussion’ project is divided into many volumes. A first for the Zimbabwean Music industry the Percussion driven project features live recordings with nearly twenty musicians, including Drummers, Percussionists, Bass players, Guitarists and Vocalists. The launch will be hosted in Harare sees Mangoma launch new instruments the ‘Tunable Ngoma’ and the ‘Nguboyenja’ Snare drum on the 3rd of September 2016 at the Zimbabwe German Society.