Posts about restoring, celebrating & promoting East Africa’s musical heritage

Posts about restoring, celebrating & promoting East Africa's musical heritage

Tucheze dansi (let’s dance)!

From, children dancing “kiduku” at the Leo Mkanyia show during the 2012 Sauti Za Busara (Sounds of Wisdom) music festival in Stone Town, Zanzibar.

Kilwa Jazz Band

GV Vinyl The GV vinyl records became popular in so many parts of Africa and propelled the rooting of contemporary music in Africa to date....
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The Strokers

The Strokers were a band of musicians from Upanga, Dar es Salaam. The Strokers had two phases, the first phase with musicians including Donald Max,...
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Leo Mkanyia

Leo Mkanyia playing live in Stonetown, Zanzibar. Video by Geert van den Boogaard in cooperation with the Tanzania Heritage Project.