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Drummers from Mother Africa by Thapelo Khomo

This is not a quick listen-and-enjoy album; in other words, don't try to listen to one or two tracks in a rush for a quick fix.

Drummers from Mother Africa is an album that you put on, and leave on, for the complete duration of the CD. To really connect with it you need to make time for it: on a Sunday afternoon, a lazy Tuesday evening, while lying in your hammock or relaxing in your lounge, for example.

We found that a great way to enjoy it is, believe it or not, playing it on your headphones when working; you'd be surprised how much you take in.

Since the beginning of time, drums have emulated the beating of our hearts, calling us to move to its primal rhythms. This album is a feast of African beats from some of the continent's most accomplished percussionists.

African drumming and dance have always gone together, signifying birth, death, celebration and spirit. The music on this album ranges from jovial to contemplative, but always spiritual, and is characterised by eclectic sounds and rhythms.

Thapelo Khomo is the producer of this African Cream Music album - he has won numerous awards and worked with musicians from around the globe and continues to play with popular South African band Stimela, so you can really expect some top-class sounds!

If you're looking for something uniquely African to add to your international music collection, Drummers from Mother Africa is a very worthwhile consideration.

African drumming is known for its mesmerising nature, and this album is a high quality example of the best African drumming styles.

Listen to this African drumming album around a campfire anywhere in South Africa during the summer months and you'll feel connected and grounded - guaranteed. Or you can listen to it back home and still be touched by the soul of Africa...

"I've never done anything like this album before, it's an exciting new musical angle for me. The drums speak for themselves. It grooves because of the great talent we have here. Their creative instincts, engineering, vocals and playing was inspiring," promises Thapelo.

drummers from mother africa
African Cream Music presents:

Drummers from Mother Africa

by Thapelo Khomo
About African Cream Music is an independent record label based in Johannesburg.

African Cream Music

African Cream Music is a South African record company that was established in 2001 with the aim of sharing the best African music with the world. They showcase some of the most talented musicians, artists and producers on the African continent.

The Start of the African Cream
After working in property development for many years, founder and CEO Alex Agulnik decided that creating a record label that celebrated African music was the best way to follow his passion. While involved with Digital Cupboard, the biggest Internet site in Africa at the time, Agulnik realised there was a huge international thirst for music from the African continent - and it needed to be quenched. And so, African Cream Music was born.

The Artists & Compilations
African Cream Music, through its acclaimed compilations, continuously strives to showcase top quality music, whether from established legends or promising youngsters. Hugh Masekela, Ladysmith Black Mambaza, Johnny Clegg, Miriam Makeba and The Mohatella Queens, Papa Wemba, Salif Keita, Oliver Mtukudzi, Angelique Kidjo and Cesaria Evoria are just a few of the renowned musical icons who are featured alongside hot new talents like Malaika, Mafikizolo, Simphiwe Dana, Brickz and Zola to name but a few. Producers include acclaimed veterans of the music scene like Thapelo Khomo, Wendy Oldfield and Andre Abrahamse. African artists signed to the label include mbube masters Amaryoni, afro-fusion stars Khumbula, Namibian reggae artist Ras Sheehama, the multi-lingual Latino from Mozambique and kwaito talent Choppa.

African Cream Music′s CD Series
The popular Trip series is a collection of stunning tracks from Africa. The Great South African Trip Volume 1 & 2 feature the latest and the greatest musicians and hits, while The Great East African Trip, The Great Pan African Trip and The Essential South African Trip are all atmospheric expressions of the rhythms of Africa. The Great North African Trip and The Great West African Trip are in the pipeline.

The Afronsoniq series offers contemporary cutting-edge sounds: expect lounge, funk and groove with a definite African edge in albums such as Ambient Afrique and The African Lounge Experience from producers such as Afronauts and Mpemba Effect. Award-winningThapelo Khomo produced The African Groove Experience by "Spha" Bembe.

The Mother Africa series includes riveting albums like Healing Sounds from Mother Africa by iconic musician Pops Mohamed, Gospel from Mother Africa, Marimbas from Mother Africa and Voices from Mother Africa.

The Jazz series boasts an eclectic collection of jazz greats and original standards from the masters: check out A cappella group Amaryoni′s Marabi Moments, for example.

The Drum Series includes African Drum Masters, Drummers from Mother Africa and Marimbas from Mother Africa, which all resonate deeply with the heartbeats of Africa.

African Cream Kidz, launched in 2006, is a popular series of albums containing children′s stories, songs and lullabies. Under African Skies with songs by Wendy Oldfield, Lullabies from Mother Africa, Singalong Kidz and Goodnight Songs from Tina Schouw are all part of the African Cream Kidz series.

African Cream′s music is sold and distributed all over the world including Africa, Europe and America as well as in hotels, tourist destinations and lounge bars. Click on the Where To Buy tab for more information.

More about African Cream Music

Website: http://www.africancreammusic.com

Shop Link: http://www.africancreammusic.com/web/shop-online

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Email: info@africancreammusic.co.za

Address: 160 Eloff Street Extension, Village Deep, Johannesburg

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African Cream Music presents:

Drummers from Mother Africa

by Thapelo Khomo
About Published by African Cream Music

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drummers from mother africa
African Cream Music presents:

Drummers from Mother Africa

by Thapelo Khomo

Tracklist

drummers from mother africaDrummers from Mother Africa by Thapelo Khomo Published by African Cream Music
  • 1.
    Uxamo Thapelo Khomo
    5
  • 2.
    Karoo Dawn Thapelo Khomo
    5
  • 3.
    Spirit of Celebration Thapelo Khomo
    5
  • 4.
    Zambezi Flow Thapelo Khomo
    5
  • 5.
    Game Drive Thapelo Khomo
    5
  • 6.
    Boma Thapelo Khomo
    5
  • 7.
    Ixoki Thapelo Khomo
    5
  • 8.
    Big Five Thapelo Khomo
    5
  • 9.
    Canary Island Thapelo Khomo
    5
  • 10.
    Lekkerwan Thapelo Khomo
    5
  • 11.
    Beating Heart Thapelo Khomo
    5
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