Jean-Léon Destiné Afro-Haitian Dance Company
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Destiné, Jean Léon (Choreographer)Walrond, Ajaibo (Choreographer)Barbot, Jacques (Dancer)Clemons, Carolyn (Dancer)Webb, Carolyn (Carolyn Jeannette) (Dancer)Da Silva, Mari (Dancer)Carey, Angela (Dancer)Samuel, Judith (Dancer)Bonga, drummer (Instrumentalist)Fanfan (Instrumentalist)Ajibilu (Instrumentalist)Cadet, Aluption (Instrumentalist)Ward, Penny (Videographer)Afro-Haitian Dance Company (Performer)American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Education (Presenter)Destiné, Jean Léon (Artistic director)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1995-12-03
Table of ContentsIntroductory remarks / by Jean-Léon Destiné. |||| On the plantation: Kombit / danced by the company -- Libation / danced by Carolyn Clemons, Ajibilu, and the company. |||| Village festival / danced by Carolyn Clemons, Carolyn Webb, Jean-Léon Destiné, and the company. |||| Fantaisie musicale / instrumental work played by Aluption Cadet. |||| Spider dance / danced by Jacques Barbot. [Replaces Baptism of the drum.] |||| Chant/drum / performed by Fanfan and Bonga with audience participation. |||| Caribbean Bamboche: Contredance/Juba (Haiti, Martinique, Guadaloupe) / danced by Carolyn Webb, Jean-Léon Destiné, Carolyn Clemons, Ajaibo Walrond, Mari Da Silva, and Jacques Barbot -- Vaccines (bamboo trumpets) / performed by Jacques Barbot, Aluption Cadet, and Bonga -- Carnaval (West Indies) / music, Scorpio Ensemble ; danced by Carolyn Webb and the company -- Banda (dance of the Guèdè) / danced by Jacques Barbot and the company. |||| Drum session / performed by Ajibilu. |||| Ceremony Rada / performed by Jacques Barbot, Jean-Léon Destiné, and the company.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1360
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesContent: Accompanied by house program.Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of Jean-Léon Destiné, the Destiné Afro-Haitian Dance Company, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.Creation/production credits: Assistant choreographer, Ajaibo Walrond.Performers: Performed by the Jean Léon Destiné Afro-Haitian Dance Company: Jean-Léon Destiné, Ajaibo Walrond, Jacques Barbot, Carolyn Clemons, Carolyn Webb, Mari Da Silva, and Angela Carey, with drummers Bonga, Fanfan, and Ajibilu, and flutist Aluption Cadet.Performers: Guest artist: Judith Samuel.Venue: Videotaped in performance at Kaufmann Theater, American Museum of Natural History, New York, on December 3, 1995 (4:00 PM), by Penny Ward.Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.Content: You may experience playback issues with this item. Trying an alternate quality version (e.g., high, low) may resolve viewing issues.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (83 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12528542Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0527e1d0-6f24-0131-5f61-3c075448cc4b
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