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.

VERSE 1

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.

CHORUS

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).

VERSE 2

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.

CHORUS

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.

VERSE 3

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.

CHORUS

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

SoundTrax CD....20109