Enchanting, innovative songs from Tanzania’s national treasure, using the vital tools of his musical ancestors: thumb piano, fiddle flute and voice.
There is a Swahili proverb, “Muziki Ni Chakula Cha Roho”, which translates as “music is food for the spirit”.
“When I play music my body begins to boil and then I have to dance. I don’t need to eat or sleep because I am eating music. It is like eating honey – first you dip your finger in, you taste it (he smacks his lips, theatrically) then you want more and more…”