For six players. African Elephant Run is written for vibraphone solo, synthesizer (electric guitar optional), electric bass, and three percussion. The tempo indication is "Rock, world music" (half note = 86). The instruments employed are vibraphone, marimba, agogo bells, tom-tom shell, drumset, 3 concert toms, orchestra bells, snare drums, and afuche. It is an exciting piece with driving energy through to the end!