Articles tagged 'sam mtukudzi'

Mutamba defends Sam Mtukudzi's photo 19 March 2018 HARARE - Former Oliver Mtukudzi publicist Shepherd Mutamba has caused a furore over a picture he published in the second edition of Tuku Backstage showing the lifeless body of the late Sam Mtukudzi. The graphic picture shows the body of Sam covered by a blanket, with his parents, Oliver and Da...
Mtukudzi takes Sam's commemorations to Byo 23 April 2016 HARARE - Music superstar Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi will take the commemorations of his late son Sam to Bulawayo's Large City Hall on April 29. The Bulawayo gig, that will feature Tuku, Gary Tight, Jeys Marabini and the Pakare Paye Ensembles, is a follow-up to the mega concert held at Pakare Paye ...
Thousands honour Sam Mtukudzi 22 March 2016 HARARE - Thousands of music fans thronged Norton-based Pakare Paye Arts Centre in honour of Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi ’son, Sam, who perished in an accident in March 2010. Scores of Norton youngsters made a killing after creating makeshift parking spaces along all roads surrounding and near Pakar...
Sam Mtukudzi commemoration on tonight 18 March 2016 HARARE - All roads tonight lead to Pakare Paye Arts Centre in Norton where a number of prominent musicians will take turns to entertain friends and fans of the late Sam Mtukudzi in a gig dubbed “Sam Mtukudzi Commemoration”. While the main focus will be on Gary Tight, who will perform Sam’s son...
I was close to Sam, says Suluman 16 March 2016 HARARE - As Friday approaches, musicians and the Mtukudzi family are geared up for the Sam Mtukudzi commemorations to be held at Pakare Paye Arts Centre in Norton. Sam died in a car accident in March 2010 together with his best friend and sound engineer, Owen Chimhare. Suluman “Sulu” Chimbe...
Zim remembers Sam Mtukudzi 14 March 2016 HARARE - On March 15, 2010, Zimbabwe woke up to the devastating news that rising musician, Sam –son of music legend Oliver Mtukudzi-had died in a car accident. Sam and his friend Owen Chimhare got involved in the fatal accident near Kuwadzana Extension while travelling to Norton from Harare. ...
Sam Mtukudzi's dance with Chindunduma 14 March 2016 HARARE - In a country divided by the widening gap between those who have and those who don’t, it is not every day that a celebrity like music superstar Oliver ‘Tuku’ Mtukudzi enrols his son at a school of Chindunduma 1 High School’s calibre. In 2005, out of the blue, Tuku brought his now late ...
I miss Sam — Tuku 18 August 2013 HARARE - Oliver Mtukudzi is simply “Tuku”. One of the most important African performers, the guitarist's blend of mbaqanga and jiti, mbira orchestras and the traditional drumming styles of his KoreKore tribal group is frequently called Tuku Music. His deep, gritty voice delivers lyrics abou...