Pit Bosses: Nakibembe Xylophone Troupe | Songlines
Friday, June 10, 2022

Pit Bosses: Nakibembe Xylophone Troupe

By Jim Hickson

With keys sat on banana stems across a 50cm-deep hole dug into the ground, the embaire looks as extraordinary as it sounds. Jim Hickson navigates the mysteries of this unique multi-manned instrument from the Ugandan village of Nakibembe

Nakibembe CTM Festival 2020 Credits Stefanie Kulisch (1)

Nakibembe Xylophone Troupe live at the CTM Festival, 2020 ©Stefanie Kulisch

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