Windhund Tour News

The Windhund Tour of Zimbabwe took place from 4-16 September 2002. They travelled to and performed at Victoria Falls (informal), Siachilaba, Binga, Bulawayo and Harare. Throughout their tour they shared their stage with Zimbabwean musicians, including the traditional Tonga group Simonga, Binga High School Choir and Drama groups, the afro-jazz group Submarine in Bulawayo, Shona mbira artist Ms Sonnie Chikoka in Harare, and many African jazz artists at the African Banking Corporation Jazz Festival in Harare, the final performance of their tour.

Windhund in Zimbabwe

Windhund Tour : Zimbabwe September 2002
Report by Penny Yon / Kunzwana Trust
see photos taken during the tour.

listen to Andachtsjodler by Binga Highschool Choir + Otto Lechner & Windhund

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Announcing Windhund Zimbabwe tour

In September 2002, Otto Lechner, Melissa Coleman, João de Bruçó and Karl Ritter, members of the Austrian group Windhund, will tour Zimbabwe, a country ravaged by AIDS, drought, starvation and political polarisation. Within this trouble-stricken scenario, the Zimbabwe Summer Jazz Festival on 14 September in the Harare Gardens will raise a beacon of hope and mutual understanding through its contribution to the struggle against HIV and AIDS. The music and friendship from Europe are more than welcome in these difficult times.

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