Ring Plays, Hand Plays, Rhymes and Rhythms from Jamaica
This new title is all about songs and games from Jamaica. Jamaica Play includes translations, pronunciation guides, and complete directions for each activity. You thought you knew lots of children’s games? These traditional ring plays, songs, and games are a wonderful new resource!
Supplemental materials included are full-color visuals in several formats, audio demonstration tracks of each song, and the text of each song spoken in the unique patois of Jamaica.
These traditional children’s songs and games from Jamaica are being published for the sake of posterity. These activities were collected with the help of Marjorie Whylie, the highly respected ethnomusicologist, jazz musician, and master drummer, with her incomparable breadth of performance skills and wealth of knowledge about Jamaica’s cultural heritage.
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