Blessing Chimanga on Traditional Music, Education, and the Legacy of the Marimba

Found Sound Nation’s Nyokabi Kariuki spoke with 2014 OneBeat Fellow Blessing Chimanga, who was one of the first round recipients of OneBeat’s Accelerator Grant. Blessing will be using the Accelerator Grant to publish and distribute a comprehensive educational and historical teaching guide for the marimba, an instrument central to the cultural heritage of Zimbabwe, in the form of a book, album, and series of videos.

 

Read the full interview here.