Tessa Watt (right, with mcirophone) records Mhembero at the Chigamba family’s home in Highfield, Harare. Adult ensemble members pictured in the front row are Peter Mapuranga (holding drum), Irene Chigamba (seated at drum), and Aaron (behind microphone). Back row, left to right: Julia Chigamba, Ronnie Daliyo, Sheila Chiocha, Garadziva Chigamba. Children at center, left to right: Henry Maposa, Gerald Basa, and an unidentified boy.
Photograph taken by Lucy Duran during a research trip for the BBC’s radio program “Talking Drum,” produced by Tessa Watt. Image used with permission of Lucy Duran.