Learn to play marimba from Laura Mallon in Santa Cruz, CA.
Learn to play marimba from Larry Israel in Santa Cruz, CA.
Learn to play marimba from Ronnie Daliyo in Oakland, CA.
Learn to play karimba (nyunga-nyunga mbira) from Joe Keefe in Ben Lomond, CA.
Learn to play mbira from Russ Landers in Oakland, CA or Erica Azim in Berkeley, CA.
The annual Zimbabwean Music Festival, a great place to hear/learn this music.
An annual 5-6 day gathering on Vancouver Island, B.C. to share in the music and culture of Zimbabwe.
The definitive resource for all types of Zimbabwean music.
R and B Marimbas
Marimba builder, Rob Moeller, based in Santa Cruz County.
A documentary of the origin and spread of Zimbabwean music in North America.
Southern African Music page
Many more links to Zimbabwean music are available here.
The Mbira Page
Solomon Murungu's page, a resource for Zimbabwean mbira music and Shona culture.
Annual Run for Zimbabwean Orphans
An annual run in Mountain View CA to benefit Makumbi Children's Home in Zimbabwe.
Tariro is a non-profit organization that supports orphaned girls in Zimbabwe, by giving them educational opportunities and musical training.
Ancient Ways preserves indigenous people's traditions in Zimbabwe through collaborative and sustainable practices, including health services, academic, arts, and public health education, and building huts, stoves, toilets, and wells.