King George V Avenue
Berea, KZN
South Africa

The Bow Music Conference at the University of KwaZulu-Natal on 24 - 27 February 2016 is put together in consultation with southern African and international bow music researchers. Participation will include academics from a wide spectrum of indigenous musical arts, practitioners and cultural bearers of diverse bow music traditions in sub-Saharan and abroad.

Sazi Dlamini plays the Umakhuweyane


Sazi Dlamini plays the Umakhuweyane

Steve Jones

Dr Sazi Dlamini is a research musicologist and lecturer in Music History & Culture at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. An [ethno]musicologist, composer and performer in the South African township style, he co-founded the band Skokiana in 1991. He has recorded many original pieces of music employing self-made, indigenous Nguni (bows, drums & flutes) and other African musical instruments.