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Imbongi & Albert Nyathi (Zimbabwe)

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Imbongi & Albert Nyathi (Zimbabwe)

Red-Hot African Hi-Life & Township Jive Dance Band!

This spectacular 8-piece band from Harare and Bulawayo are fronted by Zimbabwe's premier performance-dub-poet ALBERT NYATHI. Winner of the Zimbabwe National Poetry Award, Albert Nyathi is known as 'the voice of the people' and has performed before Nelson Mandela and with his band all over Europe and Africa.  Explosive,dynamic and visually stunning,Imbongi are a high-energy must-see fusion of words, song, music and dance.On-stage,they are an exciting and vibrant blend of Traditional, Blues, Jazz and Contemporary African Music.Literally storming Glastonbury Festival, Larmer Tree  and WOMAD in 2004,in a 30-date tour here , delighted audiences were left spell-bound by the sheer diversity and energy of Albert and the band.