Latest News for: African calypso


Stanford University Welcomes Brent Jones! Artist In Residence – Department of Music

The Tennessee Tribune 21 Feb 2023
Presented by the Department of Music & the Office for Religious & Spiritual Life, in collaboration with Cardinal Calypso, African & African-American Studies, Black Community Services Center, and the Stanford Gospel Choir, Grammy and Stellar Award winner Brent Jones is one of ...

Vows: Hey baby, I think I wanna marry you

Jamaica Observer 24 Jan 2023
The most unlikely connection ... Both found themselves on the convention planning committee ... He was immediately drawn to her ... again ... Abdoulaye and Krystal then slipped out to change into West African outfits as an homage to Abdoulaye's culture. Melodies of Afrobeats, dancehall and even a little calypso, spun by DJ Courtney, signalled a cultural exchange ... .

Burna Boy and Machel Montano Celebrated Miami Carnival at Tipsy Music Festival

Miami New Times 13 Oct 2022
The mashup of Caribbean and African cultures was only fitting for both titans who performed that night. the King of Soca, Machel Montano, and Afro-fusion artist Burna Boy, AKA the African Giant ... "We wanted to communicate that Caribbean music and African music can be appreciated by everyone.".

Kravis celebrating National Dance Day with free festival

WPTV 12 Sep 2022
Learn new steps, enjoy mini performances by local dance companies and experience an array of dance workshops and demonstrations in everything from Salsa, Hip Hop, and African and Calypso Indian Fusion, to Ballet, Broadway Tap and more.

Van life — Brian Boyd on Van Morrison’s Brown Eyed Girl

The Irish Times 06 Sep 2022
The song’s trademark opening guitar line uses a calypso rhythm and the Sha La La backing vocals come courtesy of the best African-American backup singers of the time - The Sweet Inspirations, who were headed up by Cissy Houston (Whitney’s mother).

Burna Boy: From Stefflon Don to Diamond The Body

This Day 20 Aug 2022
Ferdinand Ekechukwu ... The curvy brown chocolate Jamaican-American was cozy with Burna Boy in bed ... “He always emphasized how much he just loved black women, African women,” said Peal. Rumors swirled that Burna Boy allegedly stepped out on the “Calypso” rapper with his ex-girlfriend and sultrily curvy Ghanaian-Senegalese actress, Princess Shyngle ... .

Fifth annual Taste of Africa event well attended

Killeen Daily Herald 08 Aug 2022
Catchy calypso and African music wafted through the air as did the smell of ethnic food from many ports ... Sunday. The family-centered celebration of African cultures is an annual event that tries to include many traditional and some non-traditional displays and vendors to show guests an authentic cultural display ... . 254-501-7551 ....

Coming Up on Stage

Gloucester Times 05 Aug 2022
FRIDAY, AUG. 5. SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY AND THE ASBURY JUKES, legendary NJ shore rockers, Blue Ocean Music Hall, 4 Oceanfront North, Salisbury. WHAT TIME IS IT, MR ... JAH SPIRIT REGGAE, African-Reggae beat with calypso jazz, blues and rock, Stevens-Coolidge Estate, 153 Chickering Road, North Andover. SATURDAY, AUG. 6 ... SUNDAY, AUG. 7 ... THURSDAY, AUG. 11 ... FRIDAY, AUG. 12.

Steelpans, Red Stripe and parades at Caribbean carnival in Coquitlam

North Shore News 09 Jul 2022
The Caribbean population in the Tri-Cities may be small, but it has prominent leaders who have shaped the community over the years ... Entertainment — featuring Soca, Reggae, Calypso, Latin and African beats — will be on two stages ... July 23 ... = Mr ... = Calypso/Soca (Abbla)- Aubrey Sixtoe 2 p.m. = African Drumming – Len Blackford 3 p.m ... .

LUCUMI: A Suite for Steelpan by Juno Jaxxon (David Ijaduola)

The Vortex Jazz Club 15 Jun 2022
About David in his own words ... I was constantly researching and discovering most genres and the rare recordings of calypso, jazz, African and steelband recordings ... A short calypso piece with two parts ... My inspiration for the Lucumi suite comes from the history and culture of the African diaspora, specifically the Lucumi people and a like ... .

Alonso Gonzalez Latin Jazz Quintet

All About Jazz 29 May 2022
Biography Teacher Influencers ... Read more ... He has added to his quintet elements fused from Africa, Latin American, and the Caribbean, inspired by the groove and sounds of instruments like the Bomba from puertorico, the African Dun Dun, the Guaguanco Cubano, the calypso, and certainly flavours from Caribbean of Colombian ... Festivals ... Label Type ... Tags ... .

Champion in concert at Stonington Opera House

Bangor Daily News 04 May 2022
His musical style blends reggae, calypso, R&B, and rock ... In 1986 Stann formed Roots Rock Society to maintain his African-Caribbean-American culture through voice, music and dance with their energetic live performance blending reggae, calypso, soul, zouk and other rhythms of the African Diaspora.

‘The pendulum has swung’: Why we female Trinidadian writers are having our moment

The Observer 03 May 2022
Charismatic, polyglot, sexycool, rife with corruption and discontent, cursed with anti-LGBT colonial laws, only just free from child marriage, a place where one in three women know domestic violence, divided historically and racially along African and Indian lines; it is a place to write about.

Ry Cooder and Taj Mahal pay tribute to a great blues duo

The Irish Times 16 Apr 2022
Old friends, Cooder and Mahal are also musical magpies who through their long careers have dipped into everything from West African rhythms to Cuban jazz, from Caribbean calypso to bluegrass and blues ... For instance, Cooder remembers there were no African-Americans at the Ash Grove shows.

Music Video Of Caribbean Pop Single Loco For The Coco Released By Keba Musik LLC

The Call 22 Oct 2020
KEBA's style fuses elements of R&B, soul and pop with the beats, sounds and energy of West African Calypso. With "Loco for the Coco", the company hopes to position KEBA as an independent musical artist that represents women of color in African diasporas in the Caribbean, US, ...

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