"jam" = a song
"to jam" = to perform music; to listen to music, to have a good time in a social setting
"jambalaya"= a Creole dish from New Orleans, Lousiana that is made from a combination of meat, fish, and other ingredients
"Jambalayah.com" = a website that presents an eclectic mix of YouTube music & dance video gems, mostly from African American culture and other Black cultures throughout the world
Jambalayah.com Helps Identify Quality YouTube Music/Dance Videos
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Igbo (Nigeria) Christian music from 2004
Motherlan on Jun 1, 2010
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The late Cardinal Rex Jim Lawson (c.1930 - 1971).
Uploaded by GStrongRAW on Jun 9, 2010
I LOVE this QUEEN'S body of work and her spirit, may she R.I.P.
R&B AND HIP-HOP DANCES
The purpose of this page is to showcase selected videos of various Black originated R&B/Hip-Hop dances that were first introduced in the mid 1970s through 2011.
Most of these dance video showcase African American dancers. However, because R&N and Hip-Hop music & dance are found the world over, some of these videos also showcase non-Black dancers.
This page also includes some dancehall reggae dances such as The Butterfly that originally came from Caribbean sources but are or were commonly used for R&B/Hip-Hop songs.
AFRICAN AMERICAN JAZZ DANCES
The purpose of this page is to share videos of and information about selected African American originated jazz dances (from the 1920 through the 1940s).
This page is not meant to provide a review of all African American jazz dances. Which dances are featured on this page is partly limited to which dances have videos that have been posted on YouTube.
Some additional African American originated dance videos are found on other Jambalayah dance pages.
NEW ORLEANS SOCIAL AID & PLEASURE CLUB PARADES
This page contains videos of and brief commentary about a small number of New Orleans Social Aid & Pleasure Club parades. This page also showcases New Orleans Brass Bands.
This page is not meant to be a comprehensive listing of New Orleans Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs or New Orleans Brass Bands.
These videos are reposted for their historical, folkloric, educational, entertainment, and aethetic values. All rights remain with their respectful owners. All copyrights remain with their owners
Ms. Azizi Powell, Founder/Editor
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