An entertaining and educational musical expedition to Africa for children and families.
Putumayo's award-winning Playground series of world music CDs for children travels to Africa, a continent that is exuberantly rich in music and culture. African Playground is filled with great songs by artists from Senegal to South Africa, including a previously unreleased track by world music superstar Angelique Kidjo. Children and their families will love the upbeat rhythms and appealing melodies on this musical tour. Parents and educators will appreciate the accessibly presented cultural information and musical fun facts.
African Playground includes entertaining and informative multi-lingual liner notes, song lyrics, cultural information, a music glossary and colorful illustrations.
2004 ALA/ALSC Notable Recordings for Children Award
2003 Parents' Choice Gold Award
'DiscoverySchool.com' 5-star Award of Excellence
NAPPA Gold Award 2003
Track Listing :
02 - Them Mushrooms - Jambo Bwana (Kenya)
03 - The Mahotela Queens - Mbube (South Africa)
04 - Mose Fan Fan - Hello Hello (Congo)
05 - Vieux Diop - Sing Lo-Lo (Senegal)
06 - Dr. Victor - Kalimba (South Africa)
07 - Tarika Sammy - Hendry (Madagascar)
08 - Samite - Munomuno (Uganda)
09 - Seleshe Damassae - Hoya Hoye (Ethiopia)
10 - Bakithi Kumalo - Sangoma (South Africa)
11 - Babá Ken Okulolo and the Nigerian Brothers - Laba Laba (Nigeria)
12 - Tété Alhinho- Barco di Papel (Cape Verde)
13 - Aura Msimang - Langa Mo (South Africa)
African , Children's , North American
Young Child , Older Child , Thirty-Something
Cultural , Ethically Produced