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Monoswezi / Monoswezi
Album:Monoswezi Collection:World
Artist:Monoswezi Added:Apr 2011
Label:Parallell 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2011-07-10 Pull Date:2011-09-11 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Sep 11Aug 28Aug 14Aug 7Jul 31Jul 24Jul 17
Airplays:1211222

 Recent Airplay
1.Nov 12, 2022:Music Casserole
Majaira
4.Sep 07, 2011:Memory Select
Jiti
2.Mar 07, 2015:Music Casserole
Majaira
5.Aug 24, 2011:Memory Select
Xai Xai
3.Jul 30, 2012:Polar Similarities
Tsimbourme
6.Aug 23, 2011:At the Cafe Bohemian
Tsimbourme

Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2011-07-11 
Traditional African music from the Shona people of Zimbabwe ( percussion, marimbas & mbira ) with influence from Western music (clarinet, sax, bass). The group consists of folks from Mozambique, Norway, Sweden & Zimbabwe. on Parallell a Scandinavian label.
****1: 6:22 mid tempo female vocal, great harmonizing with nice big bass, clarinet, marimba
****2: 1:45 percussion instrumental then male chorus wailing
****3: 6:44 marimba solo intro then more mellow but driving percussion with clarinet
****4: 6:26 faster percussion, mellow and low but a driving rhythm 15 sec fade.
****5: 5:34 driving bass line, collage of percussion, haunting clarinet.
****6: 4:37 faster, big percussion, clarinet, marimbas, male vocal wail
***7: 4:31 faster, lots of percussion, clarinet
***8: 5:22 faster, lots of percussion, clarinet, some male vocal/wail
****9: 5:32 mbira ( thumb piano, the national instrument of Zimbabwe) male vocal/wail/chant, clarinet mid to faster.
D  Farrell 07/2011

Track Listing
1.Tsimbourme 5.Matalana
2.Lipiye 6.Mugarandega
3.Majaira 7.Jiti
4.Xai Xai 8.Hello Mama
 9.Ndendende