Kudaushe Matimba
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The pull of Zimbabwean dance sounds

A band named after Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, has been making the rounds of the UK festival scene.

Combining different styles - from jit jive to traditional mbira rhythms - it is one of the few groups playing Zimbabwean dance music in Europe today.

BBC Africa's Baya Cat met frontman Kudaushe Matimba to find out more about Harare's melodic fusions.

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  • 21 Oct 2013
  • From the section Africa
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