Jamaican artists share their music to express solidarity: “LISTEN 2 THE CALL” **World premiere rescheduled due to NYC weather ** Tuesday, February 23rd
is a project produced by Handel Tucker which involves over 30 of Jamaica’s top artistes and musicians in an unprecedented collaboration as a show of solidarity with the people of Haiti and around the world who are in need.
Among the artistes who have given their bond to work on this Hear The Calling project are Toots Hibbert, Jimmy Cliff, Marcia Griffiths, Beres Hammond, Sly & Robbie, Dean Fraser, Harry T, Damian Marley, Maxi Priest, Cherine Anderson, Terry Lyn, Beenie Man, Barrington Levy, Bounty Killer and Mavado.
Media around the world and across the Internet, are invited to participate in the simultaneous global premiere of the song planned for Tuesday February 23, 2010 at 4:53pm Haiti Time to remember the victims and encourage the survivors five weeks after the 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti.
Broadcasters interested in participating in the simulcast premiere can visit the website at www.listen2thecall.com beginning Monday, February 15th to register and receive a password which will enable download of the Listen 2 the Call acoustic mix starting at 12 noon on Tuesday, February 16th.
The project will help support FOR JAMAICA Inc – a South Florida charity organization which works with other charities in the areas of health and education. All proceeds will be donated to the relief effort.