Chibhodoro (real name John Muyambo) is a Zimbabwean percussionist. He is known mostly for his theatrical playing of the percussion when he was part of the Tanga wekwa Sando's band.

Birth name John Muyambo
Born 1950
Occupation(s) music
Instruments Percussion
Years active 1969 - Present
Associated acts Tanga wekwa Sando, Safirio Madzikatire


Chibhodoro was born in Mutare.


At the age of 19 in 1969, Chibhodoro joined the Great Sounds at Rambanai in Mbare then known as Harare Township. He went on to play at the Federal Hotel now known as Holly’s Hotel, with the Baked Beans.[1]

In 1973, he moved to Vito Tavern and El Morroca, now known as Live Wire. In 1976 he met Safirio Madzikatire and left Great Sounds for Safirio’s Ocean City Band. He left Madzikatire in 1983 and backed other groups on contract basis such as Oliver Mtukudzi's Black Spirits. [1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Problem Masau, Veteran drummer ‘Chibhodhoro’ 63 not out, The Herald, Published: 5 Nov 2013, Retrieved: 28 February 2018