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Mukunguni

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Mukunguni

Mukunguni has been played on NTS in shows including Melon Magic w/ Powell, featured first on 10 June 2013. Songs played include Mambodze, Pepo Mlume and Ngoma Wira.

Field recordings of the Mijikenda tribes, made in different spots in and around Mukunguni village, coastal Kenya, throughout September 2011: mostly healing music (especially for mental problems), but also love-songs, and spiritual contributions to weddings and burials; mostly in the Sengenya style which evolved in the early twentieth century, adding pace, new Tsikitsi rhythms and extra drums to the traditional Dumbwi forms of the Duruma tribe.

Besides the Sengenya drums — bumbumbu, dahdahe, chapuro, vumi, ngoma — there…

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Honest Jon's Records2013
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Pepo Mlume
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Honest Jon's Records2013
Pepo Mlume
MukunguniHonest Jon's Records2013
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Ngoma Wira
Mukunguni
Honest Jon's Records2013
Ngoma Wira
MukunguniHonest Jon's Records2013
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