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Zilizopendwa

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... and Otoyo Donald Ondieki. 2014. ‘Zilizopendwa: The Ramifications for Development and Revival.’ In Zili(zo)pendwa: Dance Music and Nostalgia in East Africa, eds. Birgit Abels, Barbara Titus and Frank Gunderson. Berlin: VWB, 47–62. Owunor Henry...

Benga

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... in the climax section of benga recordings from other parts of Kenya. Benga ostinato rhythm, transcribed by Donald Otoyo Ondieki The Ogara Boys Band was made up of vocals and guitars that were at first accompanied by the ‘conductor,’...

Chakacha

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Chakacha is indigenous dance music of the Mijikenda people of Kenya that has been popularized by the Swahili people. Originating as a female wedding dance of the Mijikenda community, it was later integrated into Swahili all-night wedding...

Beni

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Beni is among the very first popular music genres that originated as a result of the slave trade, colonialism, Westernization, industrialization and urbanization in East Africa. It was popular along the coastal towns of East Africa...