Othnell Moyo

OneBeat 2016 Fellow

Percussionist, Vocalist

Harare, Zimbabwe

An ethnomusicologist and craftsman who builds the majority of the instruments he uses,Othnell Moyo has produced two eponymous albums and lent his services as a composer and session player to a number of internationally released albums. He tours extensively in many collaborative world music ensembles including Kullockcall (Norway/Zimbabwe), Amazwekazi (Zimbabwe/Austria/Sweden/Indonesia), SOWE (Burkina Faso/Zimbabwe) and Kunzwana #1 (Zimbabwe/France/Austria). Othnell currently teaches a music and dance rehabilitation program for inmates and is the founder of Talent Explorer in Nguboyenja (TEN), a music festival and symposium.