Emmanuel Nkomo


Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Emmanuel Nkomo is a Bulawayo-based percussionist and bandleader. Emmanuel plays percussion for Djembe Monks, a multi-disciplinary artist collective that blends traditional instrumentation, electronics and robotics to create a Afro-futuristic sound grounded in Zimbabwean heritage and folklore. Recently, Emmanuel was selected to perform at a series of virtual concerts for the United Nations during their Zimbabwe Spotlight Initiative. Also a dedicated teaching artist, Emmanuel has taught drumming through the Zimbabwe Academy of Music and is currently honing his drumming skills at Trinity College London. He is a passionate advocate for arts education in Zimbabwe.