African Lullaby

African Lullaby

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African Lullaby is a charming collection of children's music warmed by Africa's rich musical heritage. The folklore and family life in regions like the Ivory Coast, Mali, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Guinea, Kenya, Nigeria, Zambia, and South Africa are reflected in the lullabies' lyrics, as traditional instruments such as the kora, mbira, balaphone, dundun,

Overview

African Lullaby is a charming collection of children's music warmed by Africa's rich musical heritage. The folklore and family life in regions like the Ivory Coast, Mali, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Guinea, Kenya, Nigeria, Zambia, and South Africa are reflected in the lullabies' lyrics, as traditional instruments such as the kora, mbira, balaphone, dundun, bamboo flute, talking drum, and guitar heighten the album's authenticity. Stars of the African music scene like Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Ayub Ogada and Stella Chiweshe are just a few of the performers contributing to African Lullaby, a distinctive and worthwhile collection for world music fans and children alike.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/22/1999
Label:
Ellipsis Arts
UPC:
0052296424022
catalogNumber:
964240
Rank:
49222

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Stella Chiweshe   Track Performer
Ladysmith Black Mambazo   Vocals,Group,Track Performer
Samite   Flute,Kalimba,Track Performer
Kweyao Agyapon   Percussion
Tony Cedras   Guitar
Ayub Ogada   Vocals,Track Performer
Abdoulaye Diabate   Vocals,Track Performer
Ntomb Khona Dlamini   Vocals
Ron McBee   Percussion
Abou Sylla   Vocals,Balafon,Track Performer
Floxy Bee   Vocals,Track Performer
Nepo Soteri   Acoustic Guitar
Kemi Akanni   Vocals,Track Performer
Anindo   Percussion,Vocals,Track Performer
Mamadou Diabate   African Harp
Mariama Camara   Background Vocals
Mouminatou Camara   Background Vocals
Thula Mtwana   Track Performer
Omo   Track Performer
Kounandi Déni   Track Performer
Nyandolo   Track Performer
Oluronbi   Track Performer
Chitsidzo   Track Performer
Tesegu   Track Performer
Sigalagala   Track Performer
Diyore   Track Performer
Diriyo Nakana   Track Performer
Webake   Track Performer
Thula Thula   Track Performer
Ayo Nene Touti   Track Performer
Mayo Mpapa   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Stella Chiweshe   Producer
Samite   Arranger,Composer,Producer,Engineer
Bheki Mseleku   Composer
Tony Cedras   Producer
Jono Brown   Engineer
Jeffrey Charno   Executive Producer
Brian Harding   Engineer
Anindo   Producer
Toni Adonis   Engineer
Jimmy Mgwandi   Producer
Shana Dressler   Producer,Liner Notes

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African Lullaby 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
We loved this CD so much, we wore it out, and are buying our second copy. My husband is from Africa and our kids listen to this cd every night. They even learned to sing a song in his native language.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago