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Vocal Baobab / Yoruba Dream: Afro-Cuban Chants
Album:Yoruba Dream: Afro-Cuban Chants Collection:World
Artist:Vocal Baobab Added:11/2005
Label:Arc Music Inc. 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2005-12-04 Pull Date:2006-02-05 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:5 Feb29 Jan15 Jan1 Jan18 Dec11 Dec
Airplays:312112

 Recent Airplay
1.Nov 08, 2012:The Doldrummer
Chango
4.Feb 01, 2006:Afro Rhythms
Eleggua
2.Sep 26, 2006:At the Cafe Bohemian
Iroko
5.Jan 31, 2006:At the Cafe Bohemian
Iroko
3.Feb 02, 2006:Multiple Personality Disorder
Iroko
6.Jan 25, 2006:The Dub Space
Iroko

Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2005-12-07 
Afro-Cuban Chants originated in West Africa and practiced in Cuba in the Santeria religion. Each song is a rhythm dedicated to an Orisha ( Deity). Great Bata drumming.
1: 4 :54 Female call & fem chorus response Mid tempo intro., percussion , picks up to fast.
2: 5:01 male vocal & fem chorus, slow intro., picks up to fast vocals & perc.
3: 5:20 male vocal & fem chorus, slow intro., male call & fem chorus response
4: 3:09 fem vocal, chorus Fast hand clapping perc., nice female voice.
5: 5:18 Male vocal & harmonizing intro., slow perc & vocals.
**6: 5:12 Mid tempo intro., male vocal & chorus, fast fast talking in Spanish.
7: 4:34 piano, sound of ocean waves, slow fem voc., @ 1:50 male vocal, percussion. & chorus, Faster.
**8: 3:09 slow male vocal. Perc,. & chorus @ 1:10 picks up to Fast Fast… Male spoken word in Spanish. (rap)
9: 4:06 Mid tempo fem vocal & chorus.
***10: 5:44 Great fem vocal mid to fast, minimal CUICA, whistle, shakeree, cool percussion plus male vocal.
***11: 7:36 mid to fast female & male vocals, call & response, great percussion D Farrell 11/2005

Track Listing
1.Eleggua 6.Ochun
2.Oggun 7.Yemaya
3.Ochosi 8.Orula
4.Osain 9.Oya
5.Obatala 10.Iroko
 11.Chango