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Song of Solomon

With mbira in hand, he helps bridge African and American cultures

By Vanessa E. Jones
Globe Staff / August 15, 2006

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Solomon Murungu has just finished giving a presentation on the mbira, a musical instrument of the Shona people in his home country of Zimbabwe. During the hourlong event, he'd explained to the group of about 20 people gathered in a conference room at the Cambridge Citywide Senior Center on Massachusetts Avenue that the instrument made of wood and iron is ... (Full article: 1513 words)

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