Creative Arts as a Career highlights young Barbadians’ disinterest
A top entertainer in Barbados believes the hotel and restaurant industry thirty years ago was heavily discriminated.
The co-founder of hotel circuit band “Second Avenue,” told the youngsters how he and his partners edged around prejudice and continued to earn money;-
Nicholas Brancker addressed teens from Queen’s College, Springer Memorial and Harrison College among other secondary institutions, in doing a pop quiz he learned only 2 members of the audience want to have music as a career…
The musician told the young participants that TV fame is not everything, and being friends or related to high-profile artistes does not mean you have a salary for life – only dedication, determination and discipline safeguards whatever their talents may be;-
Brancker, has collaborated with the likes of R&B icon Roberta Flack and Fritz McIntyre of “Simply Red” apart from producing many of the Caribbean’s biggest stars including Arrow, Edwin Yearwood, Allison Hinds, Rupee, TC, RPB and Glen Washington to name a few as well as his work featured in the soundtrack for the film “After The Sunset” with Pierce Brosnan and Salma Hayak.