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Akingbola, Sola / Routes To Roots: Yoruba Drums From Nigeria
Album:Routes To Roots: Yoruba Drums From Nigeria Collection:World
Artist:Akingbola, Sola Added:11/2007
Label:Arc Music Inc. 

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Add Date:2007-12-09 Pull Date:2008-02-10 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:3 Feb27 Jan13 Jan6 Jan23 Dec16 Dec
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Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2007-12-10 
Devotional spiritual drumming & Yoruba poetry 2007
singer songwriter and percussionist from the jazz funk band Jamirooquai drums and recites Yoruba poetry. The dundun (hourglass shaped drums) and the lead drum the iyaalu ( the
famous talking drum) used to simulate the Yoruba language
sound are featured.
1: 4:24 fast very nice percussion, male vocal/chant, chorus
***2: 3:40 High ENERGY FAST Drumming and vocal chants
3: 3:54 mid tempo percussion, male vocal call, fem chorus response
**4: 2:13 male vocal poetry/chant, cool fem chorus refrain, mid tempo
5: 6:25 male vocal poetry/chant, minimal percussion, slow to mid tempo @ 5 min picks up to fast very nice percussion.
6: 3:45 mid to fast good percussion, male vocal chants
**7: 4:54 mid to fast good percussion, cool chorus & male vocal chants
*8: 6:58 mid to fast good percussion, male vocal chants
***9: 3:08 fast good percussion with shakeree, fast male vocal/chant fem chorus
10: 1:30 mid tempo good percussion with shakeree, male vocal/chant
*11: 6:34 mid to faster percussion, mid tempo male vocal/chant, double cowbell
D Farrell 12/2007


Track Listing
1.Ninu Opon Ori Tiwa 6.Witch Dance
2.Olukumi 7.Seegesi Olooya
3.Enia Lasoo Mi 8.Boya Iro Ni
4.Ifanla 9.Kulumbu Yeye
5.Ori Ni Kan 10.Ojo To Wa Ninu Ose
 11.Oro Orunmila