Hugh Tracey’s son, Andrew, is “THE” expert on Karimba Music Andrew Tracey with a photo of his father Hugh recording an unidentified mouth bow player Andrew Tracey, ethnomusicologist, musician, and now-retired director of ILAM (the International Library of African Music), is a noted authority on karimba and mbira. He did much research and study in the field on these two instruments. Andrew has written several seminal scholarly papers on these instruments giving us much of what we know and understand about them today. A few months back I sent him my new karimba book “About 30 Traditional African Songs for the Hugh Tracey African Karimba” and here is his thoughtful review.
Sound recordings for eight different types of karimbas in a wide variety of tunings Click to transfer to Karimba Shop Page This is a companion article to the post “Introduction to Karimba” where I explain the history and kinds of karimbas in the world. This information will help you learn more about the karimbas that Kalimba Magic offers. In this post, I provide sound files for many of our karimba models so you can hear them side-by-side. I also provide links to the product pages in the Kalimba Magic Shop. If you are in the market for a karimba this is the go-to place for comparing the different models by