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Team Biographies

Our Band has the most talented team in the industry. It would be our pleasure to introduce the team to our fans.

Zivai 'ZEE' Guveya
Zivai 'ZEE' Guveya
Is the lead vocalist/guitarist/composer. He has loved music since he was a little boy, he started to play with the lion of Zimbabwe Dr. Thomas Mapfumo, when he was aged 15 and from there he has never stopped loving his music and playing. He also participated in "Olivine" advertisment with Oliver Mutukudzi, one of the biggest musicians in Zimbabwe. After he recorded 5 albums with Dr Mapfumo he moved to England and founded The Heritage Survival Band with some fellow Zimbabweans.
Paul 'PRADA' Kuzinya
Is one of Harare's finest drummers. He has recorded several albums with one of Harare musicians, Madzibaba Nicholas Zakhariya, He recorded a well known album called "Samanyemba" in 2002 with the late Tongai Moyo. Since the day he was able to hold his drumsticks he has never put them down. It is mesmerising what he does when he plays on stage.
Paul 'PRADA' Kuzinya
Norman 'JEKANYIKA' Muza
Norman 'JEKANYIKA' Muza
The bass player has worked with Savannah Arts Marimba from Mbare in Harare. He has also worked with Dzinde Re Musha youth edition (Dye Hard Crew) together with Zee in 1998. He is an amazingly energetic choreographer, dancer, mbira player and singer. He has loved his music since he was a little boy. When it comes to the performance he is very energetic and enjoys what he does best.
Tomson Chauke
Is an energetic performer who has worked with Aleck Macheso and the late Simon Chimbetu, is now playing percussion, backs vocals, drums and dances with The Heritage Survival band.
Tomson Chauke
Zororo 'ZO' Mubaya Kavuru
Zororo 'ZO' Mubaya Kavuru
Manager/Sound Engineer, a graduate from SAE, biggest creative technology Institution, currently at University of Salford's Media City studying MSc Digital Media:Video, Audio & Social Technologies, always happy to do what she enjoys the most, Audio Production. From an early age she has always been fascinated about how things work especially behind the scenes of creative media productions in music, film and broadcast. Her interest in Sound Engineering has developed over the years since leaving school, proceeding to broadcast (Zimbabwe Broadcast Corporation) and production houses (Media for Development Trust and Global Arts Trust). She enjoys the challenges faced and is always determined to work on different projects to please the public’s ears. The Audio industry is forever changing due to the new technology, which is progressing, and Zo has the aptitude to adapt to these dynamics. Sound Engineering plays a big role in media listenership and her ambitions are to make a thorough contribution to dish out enjoyable listening.
Willard 'Ras willow' Karanga
The trombone player who started his music career-playing Marimba in primary school, he joined Zimbabwe Republic Police Military Band. He then briefly joined the Harare city Orchestra in 1994 before he worked with Dr Thomas Mapfumo and the Blacks Unlimited from 1995 to 2003 touring the USA in 2001 to 2003. Ras Willow is one of the founder members of Heritage Survival Band.
Willard 'Ras willow' Karanga
Gabriel 'Konyai' Makamanzi
Gabriel 'Konyai' Makamanzi
Gabriel ‘cut his teeth’ in The Spider Crew in Zimbabwe when he was 9 He made his name there playing the Shakers (hosho) although he is also accomplished on the guitar, drums, percussion and bass. Gabriel performed and toured Europe with the late Andy Brown before relocating to Belfast in 2002 and joined Heritage Survival Band.
Tendai 'Tindo' Bhasvi
Mbira , marimba, percussion and backing vocalist for ZEE Guveya & the HERITAGE Survival Band. An exceptional mbira player who has been at it from childhood. Grew up in a cultural family. Has been with Heritage survival since its founding stages.
Tendai 'Tindo' Bhasvi