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Monoswezi / Monoswezi
Album:Monoswezi Collection:World
Artist:Monoswezi Added:04/2011
Label:Parallell 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2011-07-10 Pull Date:2011-09-11 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:11 Sep28 Aug14 Aug7 Aug31 Jul24 Jul17 Jul
Airplays:1211222

Recent Airplay
1.Sat, 07 Mar 15:Eme O
Music Casserole
4.Wed, 24 Aug 11:Wedge
Memory Select
2.Mon, 30 Jul 12:ETN
Polar Similarities
5.Tue, 23 Aug 11:Decca
At the Cafe Bohemian
3.Wed, 07 Sep 11:Wedge
Memory Select
6.Tue, 09 Aug 11:Decca
At the Cafe Bohemian

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