Music & Lime Festival in Köniz

CH – Rhythms und Sounds von ennet dem Atlantik schwappen in die Schweiz über und bringen Stimmung in den Berner Sommer. Ebony aus London, Calypsociation aus Paris und 11 Schweizer Steelbands, Mambo- und Jazzformationen und Big Bands spielen von Calypso über Jazz bis Blues und Ska, vermischen traditionelle Stücke mit modernen Kompositionen und experimentieren mit

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Pan arranger, musician, educator Desmond Waithe dies

TT – Many who knew Desmond Waithe, 77, referred to him as “Uncle Desmond,” and so many mourned when news of his death was shared on Wednesday. The noted steelband arranger, chorister, educator and University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) lecturer died on April 20 after a prolonged illness. He was awarded the Humming Bird

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The Sullivan vision

TT – Nestor Sulli­van was modestly described as manager of Pamberi Steel Orchestra when we lost him at the beginning of this month. My few precious interactions with him and his cool, dry witticisms caused me to become aware that he was a tireless presenter of scholarly but practical papers on the root and evolution

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