Anzanga African Marimba Music

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Presented by Bainbridge Performing Arts at Bainbridge Performing Arts, Bainbridge Island WA

Feb 14 2020
Anzanga African Marimba Music

Anzanga makes its 8th annual appearance at BPA, returning to perform the lively and beautiful melodies of Southern Africa, one night only on February 14.

Anzanga celebrates more than three decades of performing throughout the Northwest and globally. This Seattle-based ensemble brings the electrifying and energizing music of African marimba to the national and international stage with regional appearances at the Northwest Folklife Festival and Bumbershoot as well as performances in South Africa and China. The troupe’s repertoire is primarily from Zimbabwe, with influences from throughout Africa, in addition to original compositions. This special public performance is part of BPA’s Cultural Outreach Program.

Anzanga plays using seven marimbas—three sopranos, two tenors, a baritone, and a bass—and hoshos, or gourd shakers. The marimbas are hand-crafted xylophones made from various hardwoods. The tuning is based on the tonalities found in Zimbabwean music. Each key sits above a

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Bainbridge Performing Arts

200 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

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    • Assisted Listening System
    • Wheelchair Access

BPA is a fully accessible facility, offering handicapped parking, wheelchair access, hearing assistance, sensory access, and accessible restrooms. If you have any questions or special requests,

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