ON DVD "Put On a Show!" #27433
JAMBO, KARIBU KWA AFRIKA
by Patsy Ford Simms
Positioning: Voice parts together/Part I vs. Part II. In mixed voicing, solo/small groups are
featured (Solo). Part I does Solo staging in 2-Part voicing.
90_ position = arms are out to sides at shoulder height, palms pointed up and
facing head, forming a 90_ angle at elbow.
INTRO Start on M3 - using LH rhythm, shoulder hits out, cross, cross, out, cross.
M5 - big arm swing step touch (step R w/R hand reaching out front, touch L.)
to R, L, R, L.
MEAS. 9 Solo: push flat R out from R shoulder 2X, then circle around front (gather in),
pull in w/shimmer hand. M13 - push R flat up 2X, then all the way up,
then shimmer as it lowers. M17 - repeat all w/L.
Choir: continue step t R and L. Facing R, 90_ arms go down on rest and up
on Eeh, pull in from above 2X on jambo, jambo, then slowly lower. Repeat
to center. M17 - repeat to L, repeat to center.
MEAS. 25 (Opt. step t throughout chorus.)Swing back of R palm up from L shoulder, flip
up to 90_ position w/palm facing in, repeat w/L (opt. step t).
M27 - reach both above head on diagonal to L, pull arms in. Repeat to L.
Shoulder hits - out, cross, cross, out , cross, cross.
MEAS. 33 Repeat as before. 1st ENDING - continue shoulder hits using LH rhythm.
End with shoulder hits out, cross (half note rhythm).
MEAS. 9 Solo: push flat L palm across to R 2X, then all the way out, pull in w/shimmer.
Repeat w/R palm across to L. M17 - repeat to R w/both hands, L w/both.
Choir: as before.
MEAS. 25 Repeat as before. 2nd ENDING - shoulder hits out, stop feet and 90_ R up,
L up on Afri...
M44 - big arm swing step touch as before on ka.
MEAS. 48 Solo: push flat R out from R shoulder 2X, then circle around front (gather in)
pull in w/shimmer hand. M52 - push R flat up 2X, push all the way up,
then shimmer as it lowers.
Choir: as before.
MEAS. 64 Repeat as before.
MEAS. 80 Big arm swing step touch R and L, 4X.
M88 - little arm swing step touch R and L.
M90 - stop feet, sweep R arm up 90_, L arm up 90_, lift both up and freeze.
M96 - step t w/shoulder hits out, cross, cross; out, cross, cross; out, cross,
cross, out and both 90_ arms up to finish.
SATB, Level 4....20106
3-Part Mixed, Level 3....20107
2-Part, Level 2....20108