Matchume Zango is Music journalist based in Maputo, Mozambique Cândido Salomão Zango (Matchume) Composer - Performing artist - Timbila player - Percussionist - Teacher - Dancer Cândido Salomão Zango, also known as “Matchume”, has dedicated himself to Mozambican traditional music and dance since the age of six. His parents and grandparents are originally from Zavala, Inhambane Province (Mozambique), which is the center of Timbila, a marimba-style instrument which is revered as part of Mozambique’s national patrimony. Inspired by this long and passionate tradition of music and percussion, Matchume began to play, study music and produce traditional instruments such as timbila, mbira, xitende and djembe drums. Current activities : Composer and performer of traditional, experimental and fusion music (mixes electronic and traditional), for different art expressions (theatre, cinema, dance,...).
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