Zimbabwe Native Chartwell Dutiro Discusses Mbira Tradition, Collaboration With Timbila

May 12, 2017

Chartwell Dutiro is a Zimbabwe native and leading authority on the mbira tradition. He is also an experienced collaborator. This hour, we hear about his recent partnership with Timbila -- a band co-founded by Afropop Worldwide producer Banning Eyre. 

Plus: lessons from “Little Senegal.” We look to Harlem's Senegalese community as we preview Lucy Nalpathanchil's upcoming trip to West Africa.

Chartwell Dutiro and Timbila performance dates:

Friday, May 12, 2017 from 6:30-9:30 pm at The Wood

Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 7:00 pm at The Lilypad


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Chion Wolf contributed to this show.