Mambo may refer to: mambo jambo

In art and entertainment:

  • Mambo (music), a Cuban musical form
  • Mambo (dance), a dance corresponding to mambo music
  • Mambo section, a section in some types of Afro-Caribbean music, such as Salsa, Danzon
  • "Mambo No. 5", a song originally by Pérez Prado and more recently Lou Bega
  • Mambo (1954 film), an Italian American film
  • Mambo!, a 1954 album by Peruvian soprano Yma Sumac
  • "Mambo" (short film) a 1997 short film directed by Tim Johnson and produced by Pacific Data Images
  • "Mambo!", a 2005 single by Elena Paparizou


  • Mambo (Voodoo), a Haitian Creole word for a Voodoo priestess
  • Mambo (software), a discontinued open source content management system
  • Mambo (greeting), a Swahili greeting commonly used by young people in East African countries especially Tanzania and some parts of Kenya. It's considered a slang greeting, and translates to "things?" as in "how are things?"[1]
  • Mambo means King in Zimbabwean's Shona language
  • "MAMbo", the Bologna Museum of Modern Art in Bologna, Italy
  • Mambo Graphics the company behind the Australian surf clothing brand Mambo
  • Mambo (club), a club in Long Beach, California
  • Mambos (TFI Mambo's club), a club in Urmston, Manchester
  • Mambo (cologne), a men's fragrance made by Liz Claiborne
  • Modern urban Merengue from the Dominican Republic and the Latin New York scene is often referred to as Mambo
  • Mambo Italiano

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  • mambo — mambo …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Mambo! — Original Greek cover Single by Helena Paparizou from the album Protereotita: Euro Edition + Mambo!, Iparhi Logos, The Game of Love …   Wikipedia

  • Mambo — Technik: Latein Art: Paartanz, Gesellschaftstanz Musik: Mambo, Salsa Taktart: 4/4 Takt Tempo …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mambo No. 5 — is a mambo and jive dance song originally recorded and composed by Pérez Prado in 1949. The song s popularity was renewed by Lou Bega s sampling of the original, released under the same name on Bega s 1999 debut album A Little Bit of Mambo. It… …   Wikipedia

  • Mambo n°5 — Mambo No. 5 Pour les articles homonymes, voir Numéro 5. Mambo No. 5 est une célèbre chanson pour danser le mambo. La chanson fut originellement enregistrée par Pérez Prado. Celui ci avait fini par composer tellement de morceaux, qu à la fin il ne …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mambo a Go Go — Mambo a Go Go, is a music video game produced by Konami where players must rhythmically beat conga drums as colored notes fall from the top of the screen. There are 3 drums, each one divided into three sections, giving players a maximum of nine… …   Wikipedia

  • mambo — [ mɑ̃(m)bo ] n. m. • v. 1950; mot sud amér. ♦ Danse à deux temps, apparentée à la rumba; musique sur laquelle elle se danse. Des mambos. ● mambo nom masculin (espagnol mambo) Danse d origine cubaine mêlant les rythmes de la rumba et du swing.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • mambo — MÁMBO s.n. Dans de origine cubaneză, cu ritm vioi; melodie după care se execută acest dans. – Din sp., fr. mambo. Trimis de claudia, 26.09.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  mámbo s. n., art. mámboul Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  …   Dicționar Român

  • mambo — sustantivo masculino 1. Música cubana de ritmo sincopado, muy popular en los años cincuenta: bailar el mambo. ¡Uno, dos, tres, cuatro, cinco, seis, siete, ocho... ¿Mambo! 2. Baile realizado al ritmo del mambo. 3. Uso/registro: coloquial. Origen …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • mambo — s. m. Autoridade entre os cafres.   ‣ Etimologia: origem duvidosa mambo s. m. Música e dança de salão, de origem cubana.   ‣ Etimologia: espanhol mambo …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • mambo — popular dance (like the rhumba but livelier), September 1948, from Amer.Sp. mambo, said by Webster to be from Haitian creole word for voodoo priestess …   Etymology dictionary

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