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    This year’s all-new Caribbean Fever Irie Jamboree Music Festival will be the centerpiece and the showboat concert series during the upcoming world-famous West Indian Labor Day Carnival and Parade in Brooklyn, New York City from August 30 through September 1. This sizzling music festival is a collaboration of two giant one day festivals – Irie […]

    August 13, 2013Music, TravelNo comments
  2. Four decade old multi-cultural Carnival of St. Maarten sizzles strong after all this time

    Known by many as the best Carnival experience in the North Eastern Caribbean, the 2012 festival season on the Dutch side of St. Maarten proved to be a pleasant collision of cultures. This year’s edition offered nothing short of vibrant, colourful parades, the very best of local cultural shows and pageants, highly entertaining international concerts […]

    June 1, 2012Events, MusicNo comments
  3. Zouk and Soca share concert spotlight at St Maarten Festival

    The final international concert spectacular of St. Maarten’s Carnival 2012 brought a plethora of the Caribbean’s finest entertainers to the adventure island. The much publicized Sunday evening event “One Love Soca and Zouk Xplosion” put a special spotlight on two of the region’s party music genres as top Soca acts shared the stage with world […]

    May 14, 2012Music, TravelNo comments
  4. French West Indies inspires latest release from UK Jazz guitarist Cameron Pierre

    Recorded in just one day at London’s Holodeck Studios, and featuring renowned French pianist Mario Cononge, Cameron Pierre’s Radio Jumbo is a mix of French Antillean rhythms and influences fused against a backdrop of jazz interpretation. “I love Jazz music and it’s tradition for it offers me the unique opportunity of self expression unmatched by […]

    November 10, 2011Music, ReviewNo comments
  5. (New Music) “Blessed” – Barbadian Reggae & “Mic Check” St Lucian Variety from new Chanteuse

    With CRS Records partnering with its subsidiary ZR – which is not a minibus but Zion Records – they issued a fourth disk which is a compilation album called “Blessed” and they have spent a lot of time and effort in this creation. Their mission statement is “…to promote reggae artistes from the region who have a conscious and […]

    May 26, 2010Featured, Music, Review4 comments
  6. Seeking gifts, traversed afar? Get Jazzed this Yule with Saxophonist Andre Woodvine of Barbados

    Last minute shopper? Need a cute story to go with a cool gift? So, tell me – when are your wife’s shoeboxes useful? Apart from the late Imelda Marcos, not much unless you are an innovative Jazz artiste like Andre Woodvine who became environmentally sound while recycling her old kit into a drum gobo! He […]

    December 23, 2009Featured, Music, ReviewNo comments
  7. Haitian Band Zenglen Launches New Album – Big hit in Miami

    Compass Band Zenglen have released another disk called 5e Vit?s and it’s available in stores right now. 5e Vit?s is Zenglen‘s ninth studio album: not to mention the fifteen already released CD’s from live to solo albums the band has put together throughout the past.Currently, Zenglen plays the best of Compass Music all-over the US, […]

    May 24, 2008Entertainment, NewsNo comments