The Kunzwa! Live CD is now available for purchase at a reduced price of $7 online. Simply navigate to this page on the bandcamp site to view details. Before or after your purchase, you can check out full liner notes on the recording here. This is an opportunity to save $3 on our CD/thumb drive price,… Read More Live CD Digital Download Now Available
Kunzwa Marimba Ensemble will be returning to Maku`u Market this Sunday, February 23, after more than a year’s break. The ensemble will be playing from 8:30 – 1:00 with breaks, and will be debuting Michael Breez’s arrangement of Taiserewa. The album, Kunzwa Live!, will be available as a CD or on thumb drive for $10.… Read More Kunzwa to Play at Maku`u Market Sunday 2/23
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The Flow Marimba, a portable instrument design in its beta stage, is entering its third stage of development. The next version will feature legs incorporated into the body of the marimba, rather than removable, which will cut down on set-up time by at least 50%. Check out the original design in this fun video, filmed… Read More Anniversary of Flow Marimba Design
Michael Breez’s “Rukudzo” (‘respect’) performed live by Kunzwa Marimba Ensemble 6/14/19 at Kukuau Studio, Hilo, Hawai`i. This montage features imagery depicting evolution in our living cosmos.
All details are set for Kunzwa’s Live Album Release Party this Saturday, Dec. 14, from 6:30 – 9:00 pm at Kukuau Studio, Hilo. Kunzwa will play all your favorites from the album, plus a half-dozen other songs including the new, “Butterfly.” The album will be available in two formats: CD or thumb drive. Both come… Read More Live Album Release Party
Kunzwa’s Live album, recorded in June at Kukuau Studio, is in post-production. The music will be first be available to listeners for purchase at a CD-release performance at Kukuau Studio on December 14. The recordings, available on CD, thumb drive, or for download, features twelve songs by five different composers/arrangers. Below is the final art… Read More Album Art for Live CD Finalized
A performance from Kunzwa Marimba Ensemble will culminate this fall’s SEED EXCHANGE AND REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE FESTIVAL at Hawaiian Sanctuary. The event, sponsored by Hawai`i Farmer’s Union United’s Puna Chapter, takes place from noon-7pm on Saturday, November 23rd. This will be the first performance from Kunzwa since their summer break. The band takes the stage at… Read More Marimbas this Saturday at Hawaiian Sanctuary
The first of a series of topical music videos featuring mastered tracks from Kunzwa Marimba Ensemble’s live recording at Kukuau Studio has been released. “Amoxoxo – Rainforest”, a song by Alport Mhlanga and Musasa Marimba Ensemble, provides the rhythmic, cyclical textural backdrop to scenes from some of Puna’s beautiful tropical rainforests. Video from Keau`ohana Forest… Read More Kunzwa Live Album 1st Music Video Released
Following completion of the first round of grant work in Halepua`a, a second round of forest restoration work is being initiated. LFA control and trail maintenance are expected to take less of the budget, while maintenance of plantings and new native plantings will increase. Sign up for our MALAMA `AINA newsletter for updates.