The music of Zimbabwe's women mbira players

Tendai Mavengeni

Tendai Mavengeni was born in 2000 and began playing mbira at age nine. She released her first album at age thirteen, making her one of Zimbabwe’s youngest-ever recording artists. She is also the recipient of a 2020 Making Tracks music fellowship. Tendai lives in Harare, where she performs actively with various groups and as a solo artist.