Dembo sons to release debut album

MUTARE -- The sons of legendary sungura musician Leonard Dembo, Tendai and Morgan are set to release their long awaited album in April.

Morgan, at 34 the eldest of the two brothers, thanked Alick Macheso for the assistance the sungura maestro and his Orchestra Mberikwazvo band for helping him and his brother.

He said: I want to pay tribute to Alick Macheso for the great work he has done to us. He is like a father to us. We owe everything to him considering that we are beginning to be noticed in as far as music is concerned. We appreciate his guidance. We are working well with him.

We are going to release an album in April that is if all goes according to our plans. We will remix three songs by my late father and also include our original three songs.

Morgans young brother, Tendai, 24, who plays the lead guitar with the mastery of his late father said: We went into music because of our father. We want to prove a point that Barura Express and the music of our father is still alive. We want to fulfill the wishes of our father.

Speaking about his work with Dembos son, Macheso said: I decided to take them on board so that they can continue with the work of their father. I know that they are talented and will make it in the music business. I feel that it is my duty to make sure that they continue with their fathers work.

Dembo, who died on 7 April 1996, was undoubtedly one of the greatest musicians to emerge in Zimbabwe.Dembo sons to release debut album

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