Clive Malunga

Let’s Talk Zim Music

Twice back-stabbed by the people I was trying to help.

After the highly successful Jenaguru Music Festival of 1992, I felt lonely in the sense that most of my fellow musicians were not part of the festival’s organising team. I was of the view that for the Festival, codenamed Zimbabwe Musicians’ Day, to have a national outlook, many musicians needed to participate in the process […]

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Top Government Officials Hinder the Development of the Arts Sector

Jenaguru Arts Centre has established itself as an arts organisation in Zimbabwe and Japan. The organisation has contributed immensely to the teaching of arts in Zimbabwe and the popularization of Zimbabwean cultural music and dances in Asia. The Centre has groomed many individuals who have gone on to become successful artists locally and abroad. Our

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The State of the Music Industry a Reflection of the Quality of National Leadership

The music industry in Zimbabwe is dead. It will take a lot of hard work to restore it to its past glory. The death of the music industry has deprived many established and aspiring musicians of the opportunity to make a living through the production of art. Music is not paying anymore due to rampant

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ALL ZIMBABWEANS MUST ENJOY THE FRUITS OF INDEPENDENCE.

Zimbabwean politicians want to involve musicians in their political activities when they are campaigning to be voted into public office. Musicians would sing songs of praise and many a time such songs exaggerate the contributions and achievements of the politicians. Once, the politicians win power and are securely ensconced in their positions, they totally forget

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Musical Groups Which Made a Difference in the Music Arena

There were many groups that revolutionised the Zimbabwean music scene by coming up with new ideas, new rhythms and new approaches to music composition and arrangement. These were groups which invented new sounds. Talking Drum was a brilliant musical outfit which emerged in the mid 80s. The group was composed of talented musicians: Henry Peters

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WITH UNITY OF PURPOSE AND HARD WORK, THE SKY IS THE LIMIT FOR JSK CHIBADURA AND TEMBO BROTHERS.

One balmy sunny morning, at the height of Zimbabwe’s fuel crisis, I took my place on a long fuel queue at one petrol station in Harare. Incidentally, a man who was in the same queue, waiting for his turn to be served came and introduced himself to me as Mr. Michael Andsen.  Mr. Andsen asked

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