Theresa Ng'ambi Jere
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Zambia singer Theresa Ng'ambi Jere returns to her roots

16 January 2012 Last updated at 15:53 GMT

While her peers are playing hip hop and nu-soul, Theresa Ng'ambi Jere is exploring a more traditional Zambian sound.

The 29 year old has drawn on the traditional musical styles of her grandfather's era and the thumb piano to make a childhood dream come true.

In Lusaka, she told the BBC Africa's Mutuna Chanda why she is going back to her roots.

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