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Heritage Survival

Heritage Survival is a group of talented musicians from Zimbabwe who have relocated in Manchester.
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It was formed in 2002 by Zivai Guveya and his other band members. Our music is Afro-fusion,Roots,Reggae,World and its a fusion of guitars and a Zimbabwean traditional instrument called Mbira which is" thumb-piano" in English. We have recently recorded our debut album entitled PASI, meaning This World. We have performed in a number of prestigious venues around the UK including Ocean in London, Manchester Academy, Womad Festival, Luton Carnival, Manchester Carnival and supporting the famous Lagbwaja from Nigeria and the 'In The City' trade fair in Manchester,Cholton Arts Festival 2009,just a few to mention. ZIVAI is the lead Singer/Lead guitarist/composer. He has loved music since he was young, he started to play with the lion of Zimbabwe Dr. Thomas Mapfumo, when he was aged 15/16 and from there he has never stopped loving his music and playing. He also participated in "Olivin" advertisment with Oliver Mutukudzi who's one of the biggest musicians in Zimbabwe. After he recorded 5 albums with Dr.Thomas Mapfumo he moved to England and started Heritage Survival. Some of the Heritage band members have worked with the leading lights of Zimbabwean Artists such as the likes of Andy Brown, Tongai Moyo, Mbuya Stella Chiweshe and Oliver Mutukudzi. PAUL KUZINYA is one of Harare's finest drummers. He has recorded several albums with Madzibaba Nicholas Zakhariya, one of the great Harare musicians. NORMAN[jekanyika] the bass player has worked with Savannah Arts Marimba from Mbare in Harare. He has also worked with Dzinde Re Musha youth edition[Dye Hard Crew] together with Zivai in 1998. He is an amazing choreographer, dancer, mbira player and singer. Tracy Zengeni is a dancer,singer,backing vocalist with a sweet voice. We also lead dance, percussion, songs and drumming workshops in schools,colleges,community centres and at festivals around the UK. We are working extremely hard to pass our message and good music to the people. We hope that our fans will enjoy our performance and the good music we have got for them

Heritage Survival, Manchester

music type
Afro-fusion-World - Live originals band (8 members)
available for
Bar/Pub/Club, Events, Wedding, Party, Festival,
Manchester, Lancashire, WN7 5SW
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