The music of Zimbabwe's women mbira players

Rhoda Dzomba

Also known as Ambuya Tembo, Rhoda Dzomba was born in Gokwe in 1962 and began playing mbira at age eighteen. Together with Judith Juma, Ambuya Tembo was a founding member of the women’s mbira ensemble Kunzwana. She has also taught and performed in France and Poland together with fellow Mhare dzeNhare member Chipo Wazara. Ambuya Tembo currently lives in Glen View.