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Drumming Planet 2

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Quote by Jean Houston

Next is now, world music as the single most potent force in the culture of fusion ... World music-makers are like shamans, carrying us on magic carpets of riffs and melodies through states of consciousness that spin us out of time to lands not yet invented but glimpsed on the aural horizon ... And so we see that music brings us, in the jumping of our cells, from what is past to what is trying to become the future. lt expresses and fulfills our need to hear the spirit in the dark.
(Jean Houston in Jump Time, Sentient Publ. 2004)

Dance Africa - An African Musical Journey

Various Artists

African music - The blood of a primal continent beats through Djembe drums, derbuka, bells, shakers, and tamburine pulses. The dance flows in the pumping rhythms, weaving through voice calls, joyful orchestras, guitar, horns, balafon, kalimba, and kora. From Egypt to Mozambique, through Ghana and other exotic countries, this compilation presents gifted artists to make you and Africa dance.

This compilation presents African dance music.

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Track

Description

Track length
1. Oshi by Obo Addy Oshi is adapted from Ga traditional music from Ghana. It means "pound your foot to the beat". Let's dance!
5:35
2. Uyo mussiya kwini by Ghorwane Dance in Mozambique. The story about a typical feature in the married life of young couples and their relationship with their parents-in-law.
6:18
3. Enchanted Egypt 2 by Phil Thornton & Hossam Ramzy Modern mix from Cairo with steady rhythms on derbukas, tamburines and bells holding melodies on qanoon, rebaba, violin, Ud, fretless bass and keyboards. A wide variety of styles of music and rhythms.
4:05
4. Layaab by Nagi A song from Somalia tell the love for a woman named Layaab
3:53
5. Baruwama by Adesa Music from Ghana - bouncy dance lamenting on the inability of a traditional king to rule with wisdom and power.
2:45
6. African Cream - Alpaca remix by Nyanyo Addo Ritual trance drumming music from Ghana played on tama, djembe drums plus kalimba and kpanlebo - mixed with modern electronic drum sounds.
3:57
7. Nwahulwana by Orchestra Marrabenta Music from Mozambique - slow dance about a woman who spends her life in nightclubs and bars and will never find a husband. will she?
6:40
8. Don O Don by Limborg/Thalassa African voices and rhytms mixed with flowing harmonies beautifully sung by Thalassa.
2:50
9. Calypsokora by Ravi A calypso party in Zimbabwe with Kora, drums, melodica, and bass.
5:25
10. Alla Wyane by Loy Ehrlich Musicians from La Reunion Island having a good time, fusing together a great dance band.
4:41
11. Manjari Moose by Tarshito South African drum fantasy
5:47
 
Total time
52:01


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