Cosmas Magaya: Live Performance and Interview – Podcast 15


Cosmas Magaya

Cosmas Magya is a master of the Mbira ( a type of thumb piano) from the Shona tribe in Zimbabwe.  Here he performs and explains the way the instrument is used in ceremonies to contact ancestors.  We’ll also hear a track he recorded with another powerful Mbira player and vocalist Beauler Dyoko.

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I am a musician, producer, educator and NYC radio host.
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