Music legend Oliver Mtukudzi dies

Oliver Mtukudzi, the iconic jazz artist from Zimbabwe who has performed in Malawi several times in his long music career, passed away on Wednesday. He was 66 years old.

Tukub gone: Legendary musician Oliver Mtukudzi passes away

His death was confirmed by his publicists.

Affectionately known as Tuku, Mtukudzi was just 23 when he started recording music.

Since then, along with his band The Black Spirits, he has produced more than 60 albums. His unique style, drawing on a variety of influences, is known as Tuku Music.

The multi-award winning artist also contributed to the development of the next generation of Zimbabwean musicians, from the Pakare Paye Arts Centre that he built in Norton, a town near Harare.

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sosoloza
1 year ago

May his soul rest in peace

Patrick
1 year ago

His last show in SA i was there and it’s sad to hear he has passed on
May His Rest In Peace

Nagama
1 year ago

Oliver Mtukudzi, Son of Africa, Love you forever. Love to Zimbabweans at this difficult time. MHSRIP

MA D7 MA D6
1 year ago

WE ARE FOREIGNERS /STRANGERS AND SOURJOUNERS ON THIS LAND —

chabwera
chabwera
1 year ago

Oliver really represented African music. He inspired many with his talent. The Continent has lost a music icon. May his soul rest in peace

mukula
mukula
1 year ago

transformed traditional mbila dance to danceble

Makwinja
Makwinja
1 year ago

MHSRIP,he was indeed a talented musician of Africa not only Zimbabwe.Most of us were really enjoying his music.

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