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Contemporary music of African roots (as opposed to traditional, more tribal African music).


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GUITAR ZAMBIA - (by Rik Roberts)  Year: 2008
Rik Roberts Beautiful and authentic African style solo Guitar piece, with gentle melody lines and lively rhythmic comping. Exudes sunshine, idyllic beach scenes, the tropics, sea, islands, smiles, sunsets/sunrises. For travel shows, documentaries, films, commercials, corporate uses & tropical themed products. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
540977 1:56 Fast 157   


HAPPY IN GHANA - (by Rik Roberts)  Year: 2012
Rik Roberts Beautiful African Mallet piece with light Percussion, featuring Vibraphone and Marimba. Exudes sunshine, idyllic beach scenes, the tropics, sea, islands, smiles, sunsets/sunrises. For travel shows, documentaries, films, commercials, corporate uses & tropical themed products. Celebratory and joyful. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
539760 2:20 Med Fast 135   


GUITARS FROM CONGO - (by Rik Roberts)  Year: 2012
Rik Roberts Joyful African twin Guitar piece, with sun-kissed melody, lively rhythmic comping, gentle Percussion and Bass. Exudes sunshine, idyllic beach scenes, the tropics, sea, islands, smiles, sunsets/sunrises. For travel shows, documentaries, films, commercials, corporate uses & tropical themed products. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
540981 2:57 Fast 160   


GUITAR UGANDA - (by Rik Roberts)  Year: 2008
Rik Roberts Beautiful and lofty African style solo Guitar piece, with sun-kissed melody lines and deep rhythmic comping. Exudes sunshine, idyllic beach scenes, the tropics, sea, islands, smiles, sunsets/sunrises. For travel shows, documentaries, films, commercials, corporate uses & tropical themed products. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
540975 2:50 Med Fast 141   


GUITAR GAMBIA - (by Rik Roberts)  Year: 2012
Rik Roberts Beautiful West African style acoustic Guitar Duo piece, with sun-kissed melody and lively rhythmic comping. Exudes sunshine, idyllic beach scenes, the tropics, sea, islands, smiles, sunsets/sunrises. For travel shows, documentaries, films, commercials, corporate uses & tropical themed products. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
539757 3:07 Fast 160   


AFRICA SMILES - (by Rik Roberts)  Year: 2011
Rik Roberts Fantastic African Jive track brimming with optimism and a sound similar to Vampire Weekend / Bombay Bicycle Club. Nylon string guitar, mallets, piano, bass, and percussion. Evokes a bright future, happy life, and prosperity. Finance, lifestyle ads, presentations, travel, exotic scenes, websites. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
489723 2:41 Med Fast 130   
Variation (Sparse Mix) - African, African Contemporary  
489722 2:41 Med Fast 130   
Loop (16 bar loop) - African, African Contemporary  
489721 0:30 Med Fast 130   


GAMBIA DREAMS - (by Michael Keck)  Year: 2011
Michael Keck Lively exotic rhythmic optimistic & vibrant track features soulful African native chanting, percussion & Kora. Beautiful Film TV or Documentary opening credits or intro. African romantic themes, innocent & uplifting, safari ambience, savannah, travel tourism, heartwarming corporate video or website, Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - African, African Contemporary  
480524 1:02 Fast 163   


AFRICAN HEART - (by Lindy Botha)  Year: 2011
Lindy Botha A truly inspirational, magical and stirring African song. Perfect for film, documentary and other media. Really captures the heart and beat of Africa. Positive, passionate, uplifting and emotional. Vocal hum, piano, flute, acoustic guitar, ambiance and catchy percussion. Semi-Instrumental. Instrumental, African, African Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Dramatic
479984 2:23 Med Slow 100   
Loop A (Verse 2) - African, African Contemporary
480297 0:20 Med Slow 100   
Loop B (Verse 1) - African, African Contemporary
480296 0:20 Med Slow 100   
Loop C (Chorus Double Vocal) - African, African Contemporary
480299 0:20 Med Slow 100   
Loop D (Chorus Single Vocal) - African, African Contemporary
480298 0:20 Med Slow 100   
60sec - African, African Contemporary
480295 1:01 Med Slow 100   
Variation - African, African Contemporary
480300 1:40 Med Slow 100   


AFRICAN HEART - (by Lindy Botha)  Year: 2011
Lindy Botha A truly inspirational, magical and stirring African song. Perfect for film, documentary and other media. Really captures the heart and beat of Africa. Positive, passionate, uplifting and emotional. Instrumentation includes vocals, piano, flute, acoustic guitar, ambiance and catchy percussion. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
480284 2:23 Med Slow 100   
Loop A (Verse 2) - African, African Contemporary
480297 0:20 Med Slow 100   
Loop B (Verse 1) - African, African Contemporary
480296 0:20 Med Slow 100   
Loop C (Chorus Double Vocal) - African, African Contemporary
480299 0:20 Med Slow 100   
Loop D (Chorus Single Vocal) - African, African Contemporary
480298 0:20 Med Slow 100   
60sec - African, African Contemporary
480295 1:01 Med Slow 100   
Variation - African, African Contemporary
480300 1:40 Med Slow 100   


DESTINATION AFRICA - (by Music And SFX)  Year: 2011
Music And SFX Hot driving African rhythms, indigenous instruments and a beautiful breakout section mid-track, round out this uptempo piece! Excellent theme or background music for wildlife documentaries, safari shots and reality TV. Features: Authentic percussion, kalimba, marimba, conch shell and male calls. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
478531 2:00 Medium 120   
60sec - African, African Dramatic  
478526 1:00 Medium 120   
30sec - African, African Dramatic  
478528 0:31 Medium 120   


THE SENEGALESE GUITAR PICKER - (by Rik Roberts)  Year: 2008
Rik Roberts West African inspired, solo acoustic guitar piece. Joyful, bright, sun-kissed and tropical, with that rough, raw and ready sound of the instrument being played - adding to authenticity. For travel shows/documentaries and township, street, beach, city and road trip scenes. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
476298 3:12 Fast 160   


AFRICAN SAFARI - (by SonicLab Pro)  Year: 2011
SonicLab Pro Inspiring, ultra-modern background track for travel-related video. Blends bold percussion patterns and cutting-edge synth sounds to create a unique and fresh African Safari feel. Works well for a safari docu or film. African documentary, Travel channel, National Geographic, PBS Special, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Instrumental) - African, African Contemporary  
475139 1:09 Med Fast 133   
Loop (Drum, Bongos) - African, African Contemporary  
476083 0:04 Med Fast 133   
Logo (no Drums) - African, African Contemporary  
476082 0:10 Med Fast 133   
30sec - African, African Contemporary  
476078 0:31 Med Fast 133   
Logo - African, African Contemporary  
476081 0:08 Med Fast 133   
30sec (no Drums) - African, African Contemporary  
476079 0:30 Med Fast 133   
Ident - African, African Contemporary  
476080 0:23 Med Fast 133   
Loop (Lead) - African, African Contemporary  
476084 0:08 Med Fast 133   


AFRICAN DIAMONDS - (by Music For TV and Games)  Year: 2011
Music For TV and Games Positive and fun, happy contemporary African dance with Kalimba, Marimba and traditional percussion. Underscore for voice-over, travel montage and scene segment. Sparkling & fun beats, corporate branding, tourism. Youthful families and kids, festive games, fashion accessories. Light bright innocent, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
475370 3:32 Med Slow 90   


AFRICAN SUNSET (INSTRUMENTAL) - (by Adam DiTroia)  Year: 2011
Adam DiTroia You can almost feel the warm sun on your face while you gaze out over the endless African landscape. This track would work well in tv, film, game, and commercial productions as well as educational videos, travel videos, and much more. Features hypnotic ethnic percussion and beautiful world flute. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation (Instrumental Version) - African, African Contemporary
477622 2:10 Medium 114   


THE SONG ABOUT THE STUBBORN MULE - (by Davinia Leonne)  Year: 2010
Davinia Leonne This track deals with the african joyousness & light heartedness represented by a male singer. Useful for an advertising documentary about mixed cultured festival & unifying events. Providing a peaceful and celebrating atmosphere, also good for trailer about live and nice landscapes in africa, Male Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
474075 2:16 Med Slow 87   


ALALEH - (by Davinia Leonne)  Year: 2010
Davinia Leonne Harmonious, melodious and contemplative song with african male singer. Good for describing the aspects of beautiful african landscape & wildlife. Meditative, altmost nostalgic & reflective attitude but open for natural beauty and a lot devotion with a sense of spirituality. Male Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
474073 2:22 Very Slow 55   


WELCOME TO AFRICA - (by Steve Urwin)  Year: 2011
Steve Urwin Happy and trippy with swirling harp melodies and punchy drums. Lots happening with great sounds flashing through. Mid tempo-Greeting the people with lots of enthusiastic clapping and smiles. Blends east and west Africa, cities and deserts. Expresses the diverse nations of Africa. A refreshing change, Vocal Samples, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
473615 2:02 Medium 120   
15sec - Asian, Asian  
473612 0:16 Medium 120   
30sec - Asian, Asian  
473613 0:30 Medium 120   
60sec - Asian, Asian  
473614 1:01 Medium 120   
Full Track - Asian, Asian  
527306 2:02 Medium 120   


AFRICA CALLING - (by Music And SFX)  Year: 2011
Music And SFX This track encompasses the dark, beautiful and haunting sounds of Africa. Driving native drums, authentic African voices and flutes round out this outstanding track! Excellent background music for wildlife documentaries, corporate branding, adverts, travel and tourism, safari shots and reality TV. Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
472925 2:06 Med Slow 80   
60sec - African, African Dramatic  
472923 1:01 Fast 160   
Loop - African, African Dramatic  
472920 0:24 Fast 160   
30sec - African, African Dramatic  
472924 0:30 Fast 160   


SULUHU THE PEACEMAKER - (by Steve Urwin)  Year: 2011
Steve Urwin Very pretty and laid back with great soft sounds the blend into this gentle rhythmic mix. Extremely good for phone on hold call or cooking show, not hurried or loud but spacious with great vibe to relax and enjoy the mood. brings an immediate calm to the day Hammock music floating and simply restful, Female Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
472631 2:20 Med Fast 140   
15sec - African, Kenya  
472627 0:16 Slow 70   
Loop - African, African Contemporary  
472630 0:14 Slow 70   
60sec - African, African Contemporary  
472629 1:00 Med Fast 140   
30sec - African, African Contemporary  
472628 0:32 Med Fast 139   


WELCOME TO AFRICA - (by Electric Chair 3000)  Year: 2011
Electric Chair 3000 An African themed instrumental bubbling with positive energy featuring several congas, a solid doumbek beat, distant enchanting flutes, and light hearted strings. Great for in-store media, background music for stations like the History Channel, Discovery Channel or PBS, and so much more. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
540931 2:26 Med Fast 135   


THE SENEGALESE GUITAR PLAYER - (by Rik Roberts)  Year: 2011
Rik Roberts West African style, solo electric guitar piece. Joyful, bright, sun-kissed and tropical, with that rough, raw and ready sound of the instrument being played - adding to authenticity. For travel shows/documentaries and township, street, beach, city and road trip scenes. Jive style and very lively. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
471302 1:05 Medium 105   


WEST AFRICAN GUITAR JIVE - (by Rik Roberts)  Year: 2008
Rik Roberts West African style acoustic Guitar Duo piece, with sun-kissed melody, steady rhythmic comping and tropical ambience. Exudes sunshine, idyllic beach scenes, the tropics, sea, islands, smiles, sunsets/sunrises. For Travel shows/documentaries/films/adverts. Raw and pure production adds authenticity. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
469152 2:37 Slow 79   


SAMBURU HOLIDAY - (by Michael Keck)  Year: 2011
Michael Keck A beautiful and contemporary African track featuring chorus & gentle female vocal. Atmospheric Great for ethnic, exotic travel documentary series, relaxation, health spa, wellness, massage therapy, TV, Film, commercials, travel, tourism. Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Female vocal) - African, African Contemporary  
467682 2:10 Slow 71   


EMAKHOSINI - (by David Waugh)  Year: 2011
David Waugh Beautiful uplifting orchestral piece with a strong African influence, Mbira, Marimba and Djembe drive the percussion while lush strings soar overhead in support of the tender penny whistle melody. Imagine sweeping scenery, game drives, wildlife and your dream safari getaway under the African sun. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
459394 1:09 Med Slow 100   


AFREEKDUB - (by Nigel Male)  Year: 2010
Nigel Male A festive track featuring blazing brass, punchy bass riff and a distinct Afro-beat mashed up into a funky dance dub mix. Great for anything needing an upbeat dance vibe, catwalks, club, documentary, TV/film, Games. Sassy happy and great fun. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
456676 3:01 Med Fast 130   


RECKONING - (by Mark J Smith)  Year: 2011
Mark J Smith Reckoning is an African flavored track, that would work great in a travel piece as well as any drama that needed that African percussion sound. Nylon Guitar is the main melodic instrument, but the track still fits well within the world music realm. TV, Film, Web, Commercials, and Corporate Apps. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
454173 2:56 Medium 110   


TRIBAL CARNIVAL - (by D. Silverstone)  Year: 2010
D. Silverstone Magical Mystical tribal cinematic instrumental music. Wild Distraught Flutes, Epic glorious drums, Melancholic voices and mystery atmosphere. Crazed, Confused and with African arabian Eastern feel. Best for Eastern Oriental Drama and Documetary. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
452574 1:24 Medium 120   


AFRICA UNITED - (by Jive Ass Sleepers)  Year: 2011
Jive Ass Sleepers Peace, love and unity with an upbeat, danceable rhythm perfect for documentaries, travel, psa's, movies, sports, dancing and celebrating. Mixes contemporary and traditional sounds featuring Kalimba, various percussion, guitar, synth and bass. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
451576 2:00 Medium 125   


YORUBA - (by Jason Greenberg)  Year: 2011
Jason Greenberg Builds with intensity & energy. Percussion & authentic African vibe. Exciting energetic with native female chanting. Magical moving emotional. A quiet, romantic middle part explodes at 1.20 with wild drumming, orchestral suspense & mystery. Elegant dreamy, wedding ceremony or village festivities, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
450695 1:52 Med Slow 84   


WORLD IN MOTION - (by Jason Greenberg)  Year: 2011
Jason Greenberg Epic blockbuster safari, shamen dance or jungle chase. Builds intensity & energy. Wild percussion, authentic African flavor. Exotic chanting cinematic exciting mysterious. Sultry native dancing, intense drumming. Ivory hunters, slave trade. Tribal fear, betrayal, foreboding, edgy dark & powerful, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
450694 1:38 Medium 126   


THRUST - (by Jason Greenberg)  Year: 2011
Jason Greenberg African building intensity and energy. Percussion filled authentic african vibes that start at a slow pace and evolve into a intense hand drum ensemble rousing to a climax. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
450693 2:51 Medium   


HUNTED - (by Jason Greenberg)  Year: 2011
Jason Greenberg African building intensity and energy. Percussion filled authentic african vibes. West African or South African musical ethnic energy. Epic opening, intro, main theme song, or finale. Jungle safari, natives chanting, big closing, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
450692 1:07 Medium   


THE JUNGLE TOTEM - (by Piotr Pacyna)  Year: 2010
Piotr Pacyna Exciting trip into the jungle. West African instrument named cora fills out the background while the storm of african drums and the distant flute gives you the feel of adventure. Perfect for travel channels, jungle footages, TV documentaries and everything that is related to exotic holidays. D maj. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
10 Mixes Available
440013 3:14 Med Fast 133   


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