Genre: mbira

Parent Genre: World/Traditional

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Mbira music is a traditional genre from Zimbabwe that features the use of the mbira, a thumb piano. The music is characterized by its repetitive melodies and complex rhythms, often accompanied by vocals and percussion. It is deeply rooted in Zimbabwean culture and often incorporates themes of spirituality and social commentary. The genre has gained international recognition in recent years, with a new generation of artists bringing a modern twist to the traditional sound.

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mbira music by decade

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List of mbira artists

Here is a list of mbira artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the mbira genre. You can find out what mbira genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

mbira playlist created by Chosic

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