All Around This World: Africa (West, Central and South -- digital only)

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All Around This World: Africa (Volume 2, West, Central and South) crisscrosses this most musical of all continents, inviting you on a journey from Cape Verde to Madagascar, with countries like Guinea, Ghana, Nigeria, the Congo and South Africa in between. There will be Cape Verdean morna. There will be Nigerian fuji. There will be Congolese soukous, South African township jive and Malagasy selegy. And, of course, what would a CD of including West African music possibly be without Afrobeat?

Like what you hear? Listen to the companion CD in this set, All Around This World: Africa (North and East) "https://allaroundthisworld.bandcamp.com/album/all-around-this-world-africa-north-and-east-digital-only".

Visit "http://www.AllAroundThisWorld.com/Africa" to learn about all the artists who contributed to the album. There you'll also find voluminous information about all the songs on it such as an introduction to each song's original country and its most engaging genres of music, as well as information about African musical genres and instruments, great videos of African performers and more family-friendly hands-on, you-can-do-this-at home, experiential global music fun coming every day.

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released June 21, 2015

Accompanying AATW founder and lead teacher Jay Sand, co-producer of the AATW Africa CD is Amon Drum, whose Hook Studio in Red Hook, Brooklyn, describes itself as, “Purveyors of fine sound from Brooklyn to Bamako and Beyond.” Amon is so utterly talented on so many fronts--as a producer, as an engineer, as a percussionist himself, and as an organizer of such impossible projects such as this--that to even try to provide the praise he deserves would be inadequate.

Amon's recent writing and production work with the Brooklyn-based international/African fusion collective, Analog Players Society, is a case in point; the tracks are nothing short of infectious . . . in a good way!

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All Around This World is a unique, interactive music program for children 0-9 years old that encourages kids and their families to explore the world by enjoying great global melodies, rhythms and movement.

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Track Name: We Are Happy (West Africa)
Oooh, bop bop bop, oooh, bop bop bop
We are happy, we are happy on this day. (4x)
Tenate (Malinke)
Inuwali (Susu)
Mbóte (Lingala)
Mhoroi (Shona)
Track Name: Kikalama (Guinea)
Akhan amariye, nna fan mikhi, amariye, khan nmariye, akhan amariye
Marry me my love, marry me.
Kikalama!
Track Name: Bale Ile (Nigeria)
Bale ile yi eweso o, Iyale ile yi eweso o
There is a flower and she lives in your house
I will pick the flower if you let her be mine
Track Name: Do Do Ki Do (Cameroon)
Do do ki do, ti na baba, Do do do ti la so la so
Track Name: Carnaval (Cape Verde)
I thought I knew Sao Vicente with its happiness and colors
but it couldn't be much brighter/better than during Carnaval.
Sao Vicente is like Brazil, there is joy on every corner
During Carnaval there is peace for all, during Carnaval.
Track Name: Awa Yombei (The Gambia)
Awa yombei, yombei yo! Jump around now.
Track Name: Diarra Lora Lora (Burkina Faso)
Diarra loro lora, diantissera diarrala
Diarra loro lora, diantissera diarrala
The lion’s market is there and you can go if you dare,
The lion’s market is there and you can go if you dare.
Track Name: Ha Ha Ha (Zimbabwe)
Dali ngiyakuthanda bati, ha-ha-ha!
Oh my baby how I love you, ha-ha-ha!
Track Name: Sai (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Éeeh muan ngu Sai, let me love you Sai
Oh my dear Sai, Let me love you Sai.
Track Name: Senzenina (South Africa)
Senzenina, senzenina
Senzenina, senzenina

What have we done, what have we done?
Track Name: He Motsoala (South Africa)
He motsoala! (aliweh)
Track Name: Thinantsha (South Africa)
Thina salulutsha, sisebatsha
Track Name: Wai Bamba (Zimbabwe) ,
Wai bamba wai bamba wai, wi wi wi wi
Track Name: Goodbye (West Africa)
We say goodbye but we're not sad, because of all the fun we had.

We are happy, we are happy on this day.
Ambe kofe (Malinke) Inuwali (Susu)
Kendé malámu (Lingala)
Zvakanakai (Shona)