Artist: SinaUbi & Zawose Spirit Group

4 7 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Country

Tanzania

Style

acoustic traditional roots fusion

Facebook

www.facebook.com/SinaUbi

Festival

Sauti za Busara 2020

On stage
Feb 2020

Sun 16,  10:10pm Amphitheatre

Recordings

Wichimaje, 2019

Kwa kiswahili bofya hapa>>>

Dr Hukwe Ubi Zawose, one of Tanzania’s music legends who spent much of his life touring the world, died suddenly in 2003. The legacy of his musical dynasty lives on.

SinaUbi & Zawose Spirit Group create the bridge connecting past and present generations, delivering a new and unique blend of traditional and contemporary Gogo music and dance, with powerful messages sung in Swahili and Gogo dialects.

Sina Ubi Zawose started playing traditional ngoma and dancing at the age of ten. His father Lukas Ubi Zawose, a younger brother of Dr Hukwe didn't want his son to give up his secular education, however SinaUbi maintained their music and rhythms ran in his veins, so he continued playing secretly for many years.

In 2014, SinaUbi joined the National Institute of Art and Music in Bagamoyo, where he was selected Best Traditional Performing Artist by the Bagamoyo Council in 2017. Together with his father, the same year they decided to create the Zawose Spirit Group and to continue honouring their rich and unique cultural heritage.



Facebook icon twitter icon youtube icon flickr icon instagram icon

BUSARA NEWSLETTER

Sauti za Busara on Afro Tourism

Africa's 8 best music festivals

CNN

Sauti za Busara on CNN

7 African music festivals you really have to see

CNN

Sauti za Busara on BBC

'one of Africa's best and most respected music events' (BBC)

CNN

11 Must-do African Music Festivals

CNN

Songlines Magazine

The Songlines guide to the best festivals of 2015

CNN