Passport to Africa

Album Description:

The individualism and soul of Africa has inspired this transcendent look at Africa- from the cities to the safari.

Label Name: Amphibious Zoo

Tracks: 19

A Sade-ish, hypnotic tribal groove with ethnic vocals leaves you dreaming of Africa.
: Jerry Williams (BMI) 50%, Alexander Boye (BMI) 50%
: Amphibious Zoo Music Worldwide (BMI) 100%
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: Brass Section Hand Percussion Horns
: 120
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An optimistic tune lures you on an African journey with a simple vocal hook and deep African bass line. The exotic journey takes a turn into a grand soundscape.
: Yoni Gileadi (BMI) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music Worldwide (BMI) 100%
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: Full Mix
: Percussion plucked strings Rain Stick Vocals
: 98
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A tonal, experimental piece with jarring horns laid over an infectious groove and hand percussion. Chords lift and unexpectedly cut in and out, jumping into a upbeat ending.
: Yoni Gileadi (BMI) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music Worldwide (BMI) 100%
: World
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: Full Mix
: Bass Brass Section Flute Horns Synth Vocals
: 109
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A deep, ambient song with ghostly vocals ring out of a soundscape of rain, African rhythms and tribal chants. Percussion builds and drops with a climactic ending fit for Mt. Kilimanjaro.
: Yoni Gileadi (BMI) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music Worldwide (BMI) 100%
: World
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: Full Mix
: Percussion Synth Traditional African Instruments Vocals
: 130
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A contemporary South Johannesburg groove with horns and a current African club scene feel.
: Jerry Williams (BMI) 50%, Alexander Boye (BMI) 50%
: Amphibious Zoo Music Worldwide (BMI) 100%
: World
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: Full Mix
: Acoustic Guitar Flute Kalimbas Mallet instruments
: 104
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This piece starts with traditional African instrumental elements with contemporary synths and percussion. Chanting and an emotional vocal melody make this a great thematic piece.
: D. Todd Sorensen (ASCAP) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 100%
: World
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: Acoustic Bass African Harp Berimbau Flute Marimba Percussion Synth
: 120
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Highlights include kalimbas, African mallet instruments and energetic acoustic guitars. A flute melody rounds out this piece.
: D. Todd Sorensen (ASCAP) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 100%
: World
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: Full Mix
: Drone Flute Orchestra Strings
: 133
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A lighter piece with African harp and berimbau accompaniment, marimba and flute melodies. Contemporary synth elements, acoustic bass and explosive percussion add unexpected excitement.
: D. Todd Sorensen (ASCAP) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 100%
: World
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: Bullhorn Electric Violin Gourd-Harp Kora Ngoni Percussion Vocals
: 119
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An African melody is played first on the flute over a steady, fluid accompaniment. The theme continues at a more dramatic tempo in the orchestra, and then builds urgently to the climax.
: Joseph LoDuca (ASCAP) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 100%
: World
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: Brass Section Horns Orchestra Percussion Violin
: 108
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Various sizes of ngoni combined with kora and gourd-harp, combine to form a chordophonic orchestra with a West African feel. Choral vocals with effects from electric violin and bullhorn punctuate steady swells of drumming.
: Joseph LoDuca (ASCAP) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 100%
: World
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: Brass Section Horn Section Orchestra Percussion Strings Vocals
: 114
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A timeless, traditional percussion ensemble in 12/8, supports a sweeping anthem for orchestra. The melody is then carried in the violins and accelerates towards a massive finale.
: Joseph LoDuca (ASCAP) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 100%
: World
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: Brass Section Horn Section Orchestra Persussion Vocals
: 65
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Open ethnic vocal takes you to a far away place. African ensemble percussion grooves until horn and strings take over. Huge orchestral chords paint a setting big enough for your next high end action trailer.
: Lisle Moore (ASCAP) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 100%
: World
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: Full Mix
: Balafon Marimba Orchestra Percussion
: 110
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The distant vocal chanting leads into a huge striking drum groove. Epic horns take over with stabs, and morphs into a full, high-energy orchestra that builds to a huge climax.
: Lisle Moore (ASCAP) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 100%
: World
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: Guitar Kalimba Mbira Percussion Vocals
: 120
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This wide ranging and adventurous piece starts with an ominous introduction that leads into an African groove, featuring balafon and marimba. It then moves into a sweeping orchestral piece with large drums, building to an exciting climax.
: Vincent Frates (BMI) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music Worldwide (BMI) 100%
: World
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: Full Mix
: Bass Kalimba Percussion Vocals
: 122
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This upbeat and positive piece has a pop sound featuring guitar melody, African pop rhythms, kalimba, mbira and percussion.
: Vincent Frates (BMI) 66.7%, Alexander Boye (BMI) 33.3%
: Amphibious Zoo Music Worldwide (BMI) 100%
: World
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: Full Mix
: Kalimba Percussion War Drums
: 122
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An African tribal ritual with vocal chants, powerful drums and bass kalimbas.
: Lindsay Tomasic (ASCAP) 50%, Joseph Pusateri (BMI) 50%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 50%, Amphibious Zoo Music Worldwide (BMI) 50%
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: Marimba Metal Drums Percussion Wood Drums
: 120
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Fast, circular kalimba rhythms combined with war drums build an African drum ritual.
: Lindsay Tomasic (ASCAP) 50%, Joseph Pusateri (BMI) 50%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 50%, Amphibious Zoo Music Worldwide (BMI) 50%
: World
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: Full Mix
: Chant Vocals Djun Djun Drums Percussion
: 89
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Thematic and hypnotic, this track features multiple marimba rhythms, wood, metal and powerful African drums.
: Lindsay Tomasic (ASCAP) 50%, Joseph Pusateri (BMI) 50%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 50%, Amphibious Zoo Music Worldwide (BMI) 50%
: World
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: Full Mix
: Acoustic Guitar Bass Bells Strings Synth Vocals
: 102
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A powerful, positive, tribal celebration with many layered African djun djun drums.
: Lindsay Tomasic (ASCAP) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 100%
: World
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: Full Mix
: Acoustic Guitar Bass Bells Strings Synth
: 84
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