Soprano Sax AB : 4 - 5 [ends: 2017] Tenor Sax AB : 4 - 5 [ends: 2017] Mambo Merengue provides an introduction to the world of jazz - its rhythms, harmony and melodic shapes. The pieces demonstrate a variety of jazz styles; latin, blues, bebop, modal, swing and modern. Mambo is believed to be a Haitian Creole word literally meaning to talk. Now mambo is a type of dance derived from the Cuban rumba. Consequently the word combines two of the most appealing aspects of jazz; musical conversation and physical movement.