Exclusive – A History of Zamrock: Jagari Chanda Discusses Zambia’s Best 70s Rock Bands On RBMA Radio.

Now-Again | May. 21, 2012 | News |

On the eve of the worldwide release of our WITCH We Intend To Cause Havoc! anthology, the good folks at Red Bull Music Academy Radio have posted the second of their Zamrock Specials. This, A History Of Zamrock, is an important listen: WITCH bandleader Emmanuel “Jagari” Chanda discusses the Zamrock ensembles that the WITCH considered peers and the subtleties of the Zamrock scene. Includes rare music by Paul Ngozi and Ngozi Family, The Peace, Amanaz, 5 Revolutions, Keith Mlevhu and Musi-O-Tunya.

And, as if that wasn’t enough, they’ve posted a transcript of Egon’s Red Bull Music Academy interview with Jagari from Madrid, 2011. Links below.

Link: Emmanuel “Jagari” Chanda’s “Fireside Chat” on Red Bull Music Academy Radio.
Link: Emmanuel “Jagari” Chanda interviewed by Egon at Red Bull Music Academy, Madrid, 2011.

One Response to “Exclusive – A History of Zamrock: Jagari Chanda Discusses Zambia’s Best 70s Rock Bands On RBMA Radio.”

  1. [...]  Last year, Emmanuel Kangwa “Jagari” Chanda, the co-founder and lead singer for WITCH (We Intend To Cause Havoc), was interviewed for two hours (Vimeo; transcript; source) and recorded a radio show with 14 Zamrock tracks. The South African newspaperMail & Guardian have an article with more history and interview snippets with Jagari, whose stage name is an Africanisation of Mick Jagger’s name. (via) [...]

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