Dhow Countries Music Academy (DCMA)

Bio

The DCMA opened Zanzibars first professional music school in September 2002 providing music lessons as well as instruments at minimal cost to anyone interested in studying music related to their cultural background or wanting to acquire mastery of an instrument. Special emphasis has been placed on teaching traditional musical instruments and styles such as Taarab, Beni, Kidumbak, traditional Ngo'ma, and dancing such as Msewe, Bomu, Kiluwa, Kyaso etc. from the region of Unguja and Pemba.

The DCMA is proud to be the guardians of a living cultural heritage and proud to preserve and promote the musical heritage of Zanzibar and the Dhow Countries. In training the students it ensures the continuation, knowledge, and legacy of a unique musical cultural heritage.

Music

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Bwana Harusi Huyoo - Qasida Swiffatul Nabawiyyatul
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Beni Medley - Beni ya Kingi
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Kuku Walala - Bi Kidude's Msondo Ngoma
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Usinikatae Ghafula - Sina Chuki Kidumbaki
16:29
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Leo Tumefurahika - Qasida Swiffatul Nabawiyyatul
04:58
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Hongera - Issa Matona
13:52
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Kisebusebu - Makame Faki
04:51
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Kijiti - Bi Kidude
09:23
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Nyota - Maulid Mohammed Machaprala
07:09
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Zabibu - Maulid Mohammed Machaprala
04:11
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Mazoea Yana Taabu - Makame Faki
05:21
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Ukichukua - Safar Group & Bi Kidude
05:54
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Kijiti - Safar Group & Bi Kidude
09:52
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Siti Bint Saad - Aashiqui
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Videos

Mapanya Band Live performance at Wikiendi Live
Dhow Countries Music Academy - Zanzibar
Ngoma Traditional - Tabora Dance
Afro Jazz Group
Fahari Jazz Band - Arebaba Pakistan
Dhow Countries Music Academy - Zanzibar
Dhow Countries Music Academy - Zanzibar
DCMA Events In & Out.
DCMA Events In & Out.
Practice Session - Raht Zaman
DCMA Indoor Concert
Dhow Countries Music Academy @ University of Dar es Salaam
Safar Group (Short Documentary) from DCMA
DCMA Events In & Out. (Mgodro Group @ ZIFF 2013)
Open Mic
DCMA What we Did?
Qanun Night Concert @ DCMA
Cello Lesson
Monthly Concert 30 05 2012
Night of Varieties Instruments Concert @ DCMA 2012
DCMA Taarab Group @ Lebanon Square - 20 June 2010
A Short DCMA Film
Neema Surrie @ Forodhani Garden
Swahili Vibes Sauti za Busara 2012
Ukuti Ukuti Taarab Version
DCMA Taraab Ensemble
DCMA AfroJazz Group
DCMA - Mcharuko
DCMA Kidumbak Group
DCMA - Mgodro

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TZZanzibar, Tanzania
In operation since: 
2001

Contact

+255242234050
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