Carnival Arts Jaguar Band Does Conga

After spending the fall semester learning the dance and drum conga rhythms, the Thomas Jefferson Jaguars came up with an English-language version of the Cuban conga classic, “Yayabo”:

You were always saying that the Jaguars would never play again/but the Jaguars are in the street/Looking good and sounding sweet/and our rhythm can’t be beat/Hey, hey, hey, the Jaguars are on our way.

Here is video from a performance at the North Miami Feeder Pattern Showcase. Choreography and voice led by Dr. Celeste Fraser Delgado and percussion by Dr. Brian Potts, of Barry University.

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