Abia Tempa

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Temba was one of several musicians to enjoy fame through the 1950s by exploiting the craze for kwele; the flute playing style that depended on tipping the flute at an angle to produce a wide variety of…
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Temba was one of several musicians to enjoy fame through the 1950s by exploiting the craze for kwele; the flute playing style that depended on tipping the flute at an angle to produce a wide variety of tones and "thicknesses."