One Country" Collaboration with Zimbabwe

January 25th-March15th, 2021

Is a project created by NZANGO ARTIST RESIDENCY directed by Matchume Zango to promote artist residences artistic on music and culture. In this edition the objective is to carry out and exchange between the musicality of Mozambique and Zimbabwe the traditional rhythms Chopi read more…

In The Key Of Marimba

November, 2017

The marimba, or xylophone, is widely used in the music of west, central and southern Africa. Marimbas trace their ancestry to traditional African  instruments from Mozambique, Malawi and Zambia. In Mozambique, the tradition of playing timbila (part of the marimba family) evolved in the Zavala district of Inhambane  read more…

Collaboration Mozambique & South Africa

Dezembro, 2018

One Country ( Xhosa Music) is a project that does research – with a focus on music and culture – regarding former and still existing connections between people living in  Southern Africa: The Bantu people. In a first step, the project investigated the connection between Mozambique and South Africa. Later on, collaborations between  read more…

Ponte Maputo Durban

Abril, 2019

Nzango Artist Residency and iSupport Creative Business present the Ponte-Maputo Durban project, a unique exchange opportunity involving two musicians and a photographer taking place throughout the month of June. The two musicians: multi-instrumentalist Matchume and pianist Sibusiso Mash Mashiloane will be read more…

Alpine Connection

Dezembro, 2019

Traditional timbila-pieces of the Chopi-tribe, as well as original songs of Matchume Zango build the musical basis of the Band Alpine Connection. Together with the Together with the three european musicians with Jazz- and Folkmusic background they are getting rearranged and brought into a new context. Because all the bandmembers  read more…