Msafiri Zawose
Experimental Music

Msafiri Zawose is an internationally renowned musician from Tanzania recognized for his dedication to preserving and furthering Gogo musical traditions. Gogo music derives its distinctive sound from the mixture of a variety of unique instruments and vocal harmonies indigenous to the Wagogo, an ethnic group that historically inhabited central Tanzania. Msafiri is a master of traditional Gogo instruments such as the limba (thumb piano), filimbi (flute), zeze (bowed/plucked lute), ngoma (hand drums