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


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SHEITANI - (by Really Free Music)  Year: 2006
Really Free Music A happy, lively African percussive track with a catchy melody. Features shakers, ethnic percussion, kalimba and brass. Slightly more South African in feel. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
239953 3:52 Med Fast 137   


LOST TRIBES - (by Jonathan Geer)  Year: 2009
Jonathan Geer A fun tribal sounding piece with kalimba, hang drum and lots of interesting percussion instruments. Village scenes, African documentary or news story. Happy heartwarming, safari, nomads, nature scenes, Globe Trekker, corporate branding, cinematic and uplifting. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
355826 2:25 Medium 120   
Loop A - African, African Contemporary
355827 0:17 Medium 120   
Loop B - African, African Contemporary
355828 0:09 Medium 120   
Loop C - African, African Contemporary
355829 0:08 Medium 120   


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   


PURPLE ROCKS - (by Ferenc Hegedus)  Year: 2014
Ferenc Hegedus A light, pleasant and exotic groove played on Hang Drum. Has a sense of pleasure, discovery, relaxing and enjoyment. Good as a "Feelgood" world track. Can be Africa, but also general travel, discovery, even sea world / underwater etc, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
687455 2:19 Medium 86   


AROUND THE WORLD - (by Ed Hartman)  Year: 2009
Ed Hartman Electric guitar and marimbas in polyrhythmic 3/4 groove! Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - African, African Contemporary
377650 0:24 Med Fast 132   


SONG OF LIFE - (by Jive Ass Sleepers)  Year: 2012
Jive Ass Sleepers Catchy, upbeat, modern African track with saxophones, guitars, percussion and bass. Happy and positive vibe great for travel, commercials, family and children, celebrations, dancing or any project looking for a fun, african themed soundtrack. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
541210 2:20 Medium 115   
Loop A - African, African Contemporary
541217 0:17 Medium 115   
Loop B - African, African Contemporary
541218 0:17 Medium 115   


CONGO CHILL - (by Eric Bolvin)  Year: 2014
Eric Bolvin Modern trance groove features authentic African percussion, kalimba and ram's horn. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
672565 1:45 Medium 126   
Full Track A - African, African Contemporary
672560 0:15 Medium 126   
Full Track B - African, African Contemporary
672563 1:45 Medium 126   
Full Track C - African, African Contemporary
672564 0:10 Medium 126   
Full Track D - African, African Contemporary
672562 1:45 Medium 126   
Full Track E - African, African Contemporary
672561 0:30 Medium 126   


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   


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   


CONGO ECHO - (by Alex Jenkins)  Year: 2010
Alex Jenkins Congo Echo set in the jungles of Africa. Along with some unique elemental backgrounds. Great for any film or documentary in or about Africa. Great for that lounge setting. Tribal traditional or tribal dance setting. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
410712 8:24 Medium 118   


I WILL SING HALLELUJAH - (by Mark S. Crocker)  Year: 2010
Mark S. Crocker Exciting toe-tapping track with African percussion, instruments, & vocals; Exudes lots of energy; Useful in nature documentaries & flyovers, in Disney-type fantasies as instrumental feature, for travel channel, & promotion of vacation destinies & cruises; Also use in commercials needing happy music. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (with heavy bass & fl) - African, African Contemporary  
674960 3:36 Med Fast 133   
Full Track (With Light Bass & Flute) - African, African Contemporary  
671499 3:39 Med Fast 133   
Variation (without bass) - African, African Contemporary  
671474 3:38 Med Fast 133   


PINGA - (by Baco Mourchid)  Year: 2014
Baco Mourchid Rowdy and rhythmic, with an African feel, featuring slick guitar and fun ethnic percussion to create a festive, global mood. Works well for earthy and fun commercials or dancing scenes. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
670568 2:27 Very Fast 246   


PAS DE JAP - (by Baco Mourchid)  Year: 2014
Baco Mourchid Lush and mysterious, with an African feel, featuring emotive kalimba and ethnic percussion to create a flowing and adventurous mood. Great for underscore in exotic promos and scenic or discovery scenes. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
670567 2:14 Very Fast 193   


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   


FEEL GOOD FOR AFRICA (MAIN - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2014
Alec Makinson Bright & friendly African welcome. An uptempo, vibrant & colourful introduction, from a warm & welcoming people. Really depicts the enthusiasm, diversity & friendliness of the country. Great for travelogue, documentary, multi-media & commercials. Main, underscore, 60's & 30's, Instrumental, African, African Pop
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - African, African Pop
668879 1:48 Medium 128   
30sec (30sec full mix) - African, Kenya
668885 0:31 Medium 128   
60sec A (60sec underscore) - African, South Africa
668883 1:01 Medium 128   
60sec B (60sec full mix) - African, Ghana
668881 1:01 Medium 128   
Variation (underscore) - African, African Contemporary
668880 1:47 Medium 128   


CHAMPIONS OF AFRICA CELEBRATION - (by Dream Valley Music)  Year: 2012
Dream Valley Music This joyous, rousing and boisterous theme evokes an athletic atmosphere charged with jubilation and national pride such as a large gathering, wide open space or sports event. A solid underscore for narratives, title sequences, scene setting, commentary, background and factual information. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
569687 3:00 Med Fast 138   
30sec - Dramatic, Energizing Music
569682 0:33 Med Fast 138   
60sec - African, African Contemporary
569683 1:00 Med Fast 138   
Loop A - African, African Contemporary
569684 0:21 Med Fast 138   
Loop B - African, African Contemporary
569685 0:21 Med Fast 138   
Variation (Underscore) - African, African Contemporary
569686 2:11 Med Fast 138   


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   


DISTANT DREAM - (by Ausilio)  Year: 2014
Ausilio Tribal drums sound announces a hot and decided pace. A mix of African sounds and modern style dance. Optimum for documentary films that describe safari, adventure travel between the colors of Africa. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
647299 2:08 Medium 105   
60sec - African, African Contemporary  
754382 1:00 Medium 105   
30sec - African, African Contemporary  
754384 0:33 Medium 105   
15sec - African, African Contemporary  
754385 0:22 Medium 105   


WORLD DANCE - (by Ori Vidislavski)  Year: 2009
Ori Vidislavski A spirited, rhytmic world, ethnic background track, suitable for travel and holiday, exploration and exotic locations. Uplifting, positive and joyful. Instrumental, African, African Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Dramatic
433957 1:19 Very Fast 180   
60sec - African, African Contemporary
433954 1:07 Very Fast 179   
Loop A - African, African Contemporary
433955 0:25 Medium 120   
Loop B - African, African Contemporary
433956 0:17 Very Fast 178   
30sec - African, African Dramatic
433953 0:39 Very Fast 179   


AFRICAN SAFARI - (by Arpad-Zsolt Domahidi)  Year: 2015
Arpad-Zsolt Domahidi Beautiful African production music. Positive, creative, descriptive, dynamic, warm music created with african traditional instruments: like balafon, diabara (drums-percussion), dununba, sangba, kenkeni, djembe, flute and kora. It is perfect for use in cinematic field, documentaries and advertising. Instrumental, African, African Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Dramatic
737503 3:08 Medium 120   
60sec A - Dramatic, Whimsical Music
737508 1:04 Medium 120   
60sec B - African, African Contemporary
737507 1:03 Medium 120   
30sec A - Corporate, Corporate World Beat
737504 0:31 Medium 120   
30sec B - World Fusion, African World Fusion
737506 0:32 Medium 120   
30sec C - African, African Dramatic
737505 0:32 Medium 120   


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   


DRIBBLE AND SCORE - (by Frederic Kooshmanian)  Year: 2014
Frederic Kooshmanian Corporate, competition, sport, football, team spirit, fight, africa, stadium crowd, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
700913 2:33 Medium 124   


DREAMS OF AFRICA - (by Really Free Music)  Year: 2006
Really Free Music An wonderful African adventure begins, led by gentle bassoon over a blend of modern and ethnic percussion, building into a beautifully inspiring spine-tingling epic chorus/theme that features African vocal chants, piano, marimba, guitars & bass. An emotional journey of unforgettable experiences. Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
344678 3:11 Med Fast 136   
Variation (Chill Mix) - African, African Traditional
239924 3:12 Med Fast 136   


SAFARI AFRICA - (by Akela Sun)  Year: 2016
Akela Sun Powerful and epic African theme featuring authentic African instruments and chants. Will suit all your African media projects incl. safaris for holiday and travel agencies. Vocal Samples, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
822739 2:19 Medium 115   
Variation (lighter mix, no chants) - African, African Contemporary
822738 1:12 Medium 115   
60sec - African, African Contemporary
822737 1:04 Medium 115   


REUNION - (by After in Paris)  Year: 2014
After in Paris Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
670590 2:53 Med Fast 140   


AFRICAN GROOVES INSTRUMENTAL JAZZ - (by Pete Bax)  Year: 2016
Pete Bax Today throughout the world African art and music is sold and I have been told this is established in over eighty countries all with shops and this track is aimed at this market it is a good idea for it promotes Africa and its skills this will make a good travel show backing instrumental tropical, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
784683 2:43 Medium 123   


CHEE_ZEE AFRICAN DRUMMING PATTERN - (by Connor Helms)  Year: 2015
Connor Helms An original loop of African percussion and pitched percussion. Features a gyil and two kalimbas alongside a brekete, kidi, axatse, etc. Extremely complex and dense rhythmically, it remains easily danceable. The melodies are dark and brooding, a sort of unsettled premonition. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - African, African Contemporary  
719625 0:31 Fast 160   


AFRICAN TRAVEL SAFARI - (by Akela Sun)  Year: 2016
Akela Sun Powerful and epic African theme featuring authentic African instruments and chants. Will suit all your African media projects incl. safaris for holiday and travel agencies. Vocal Samples, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
822734 2:14 Med Slow 90   
Variation (no vocals) - African, African Contemporary
822733 2:14 Med Slow 90   


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   


MARO STYLE - (by Baco Mourchid)  Year: 2014
Baco Mourchid Warm and rhythmic, with an African feel, featuring ethnic percussion and slick guitar that buils to create a fun, celebration mood. Great for underscore in global film or travel scenes. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
670564 2:11 Very Fast 199   


LOVE OF SPORT - (by Frederic Kooshmanian)  Year: 2014
Frederic Kooshmanian Sport, party, happiness, love, peace, solidarity, football, crowd noise, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
701025 2:36 Medium 106   


HEART OF AFRICA - (by Carl Miles)  Year: 2016
Carl Miles Contemporary African Jazz world fusion track which features a beautiful ensemble consisting of Acoustic Piano, French Horn, Percussion, Strings and Various Synth and Keyboard. Spacious and Carefree, Easy and Peaceful. Works well for Travel Spa Relaxation, Documentaries, Weather Channel, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
770395 3:09 Medium 105   


ELECTRIQUE D'AFRIQUE - (by AudioCult)  Year: 2010
AudioCult A beautiful, exotic and mysterious instrumental track with lots of percussion and electronic elements reflecting Modern Africa. Great as an underscore and perfect for documentaries, corporate videos, travel shows and for TV channels like Animal Planet and Discovery Channel. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
420748 3:11 Med Slow 90   


AFRICAN KORA DJEMBE LOOP WITH DJAFE FLUTE - (by Keyboard Wizard)  Year: 2008
Keyboard Wizard Beautiful music, uplifting and dreamy with kalimba and light melody and percussion. Native scenes of budding romance, documentary, travel opening credits, cultural documentary. Atmospheric, youthful and contemporary African music. Broadway, opening credits, playful fun happy sunny and bright. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Loop - African, African Contemporary
317765 0:33 Medium   


CONGO DU CELEBRATION - (by Greg Clarkson & Michael Oliphant)  Year: 2010
Greg Clarkson & Michael Oliphant This track is a celebration of the infectious rhythms and harmonies that portray the openness, beauty and natural grandure of Africa's grass lands. A full choir and accompanying band join together to make a large joyous sound that echos across the land they love. Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
414343 3:14 Medium 125   
Variation (Bed) - African, African Contemporary
414345 3:14 Medium 125   
Loop A (Percussion only) - African, African Contemporary
414355 0:08 Medium 125   
Loop B (Perc/Bass) - African, African Contemporary
414356 0:08 Medium 125   
Stinger - African, African Contemporary
414357 0:14 Medium 125   


MOTHERLAND (D+BMIX) - (by Voodoo Dred)  Year: 2011
Voodoo Dred This piece is an interpretation of what african music would sound like in the future. It uses elements of traditional chants, jungle rythms using djembe, atmospheric sfx and drum and bass beats layered on top, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
506559 4:30 Fast 160   


RHYTHM OF LIFE - (by Craig McConnell Alt. Project)  Year: 2009
Craig McConnell Alt. Project Lively, exotic, rhythmic, optimistic, vibrant track featuring African chanting, percussion, marimba and electric guitar. Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
336965 4:18 Med Fast 131   


CHILLIN' IN THE SAVANNA - (by Greg Clarkson & Michael Oliphant)  Year: 2010
Greg Clarkson & Michael Oliphant Romantic elegant playful. Happy heartwarming Disney music. Equally at home in a children's show, film, documentary cooking or travel show. The live piccolo and soprano sax present a lovely sense of adventure & story telling. A beautiful mix of traditional and modern sounds. Lion King, loving & fun. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
409140 2:53 Med Fast 140   
30sec (Percussion only) - African, African Contemporary
409232 0:28 Med Fast 140   
15sec - African, African Contemporary
409227 0:16 Med Fast 140   
Loop (A) - African, African Contemporary
409230 0:07 Med Fast 140   
Variation (No bg nature sounds) - African, African Contemporary
409222 2:53 Med Fast 140   
30sec - African, African Contemporary
409228 0:29 Med Fast 140   
Loop (B) - African, African Contemporary
409231 0:07 Med Fast 140   
Variation (Bed No melody) - African, African Contemporary
409223 2:53 Med Fast 140   


CONTEMPORARY AFRO REGGAE - (by Emiliano Invidia)  Year: 2012
Emiliano Invidia This is a enigmatic interweave between african and reggae sound. A slap bass, tablas and other percussion with xylophone makes a ipnotycal structure, while in the background any chord on sinthesizer conveys an enigmatic mood. Perfect for action or adventure film and for documentary about nature, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
550972 4:20 Medium 120   


NUMBAWAN - (by ElectricKoraLand)  Year: 2009
The Kora (African Harp) takes a beautiful journey accompanied by a plucked cello and a pulsing Djembe. This is a sparkly, happy piece, a place where good things happen, or scenes visited as you pass by, people, daily life, travel.. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
353562 4:34 Medium 119   


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