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New and old mbira stories meet

This story starts in Harare, Zimbabwe in 1975 (when it was called Salisbury, Rhodesia), when I had a friend and roommate, Kusum from Burma, who loved mbira. I started teaching her mbira, using one of mine.  When I left Zimbabwe in late 1975, she took some lessons from Ephat Mujuru, and bought an mbira from… More »

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