Ivan Mazuze

Ndzuti

by Ivan Mazuze

Released 11/05/2012
Etniskmusikklubb
Released 11/05/2012
Etniskmusikklubb

Ndzuti means shadow in Xichangana, an ancient languageof southern Mozambique. This title reflects Ivan Mazuze's view of his cultural heritage set in a modern perspective.
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All of the music is composed by Ivan Mazuze, and is based on his studies of African traditional music in a contemporary "sound" environment. The compositions have grown out of Mazuze's experience as a musician in southern Africa and his current musical experience with West African musicians in Norway. They present a mix of musical styles, of southern African melodic material onsaxophone along with western African vocals and percussion traditions.Into this mixture, Mazuze has …
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