Robson Banda

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Together with his band the New Black Eagles, featuring Biggie Phiri, John Shivere, Daniel Zande, and Joe Mutesva, Robson Banda introduced a new, dance-inspiring, sound that mixed the up-tempo rhythms…
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Together with his band the New Black Eagles, featuring Biggie Phiri, John Shivere, Daniel Zande, and Joe Mutesva, Robson Banda introduced a new, dance-inspiring, sound that mixed the up-tempo rhythms of jit and more intimate chimurenga music. Emerging during the peak of jit's popularity in the mid-'80s, Banda and company brought a new musical sensibility to the music of their homeland.