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Blind Blake

Not to end up being confused with Blind Arthur Blake, the blues vocalist and ragtime guitarist from the 1920s and 1930s, this Blind Blake recorded some album in the first 1950s amid the initial phases from the calypso growth, backed from the Royal Victoria Resort Calypso Orchestra. Curiously, there’s a …

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Volt Face

A superstar group formed in 1990 by Kassav’ founder George Decimus and Jeff Joseph (longtime head from the legendary Dominiquan group Grammacks). Amazingly, the group hasn’t experienced a higher level of achievement.

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Ray Holman

Ray Holman began taking part in metal drums professionally in 13, with Ellie Mannette’s Invaders. He created skill beneath the casual tutelage from the famous skillet tuner, though that they had small trained in theory. As an adolescent, he became referred to as a virtuoso single player, getting the youngest …

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Mini All Stars

Mini Allstars were a studio-based music group of Haitian music artists brought collectively in NY in 1980 from the maker and owner of Mini Information, Fred Paul, to try out the music of Nemours Jean-Baptiste, the pioneer of Haiti’s ‘compas’ dance tempo, who had his heyday in the 50s. Offering …

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Les Jazz des Jeunes

Les Jazz des Jeunes was formed in the1940s by saxophonist Rene St-Aude and were able to successfully mix golf swing with African-Haitian music referred to as compas.

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Mighty Zandolie

The Mighty Zandolie, born Sylvester Anthony, was among the dominant “rude bwoys” of calypso through the 1960s and ’70s, as well as the prime innovator of what were later on called “smuts,” the sly twice entendre songs which appear in early American blues aswell. Zandolie documented many classic tunes, including …

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Ti Emile

One of the better opportunities to listen to traditional Martiniquan bele (belair) drumming and performing.

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Guy Vadeleux

This hardworking Martiniquan artist, recording because the cadence days, got his start being a bassist for Pierre Rassin’s authentic biguine band, where he was properly schooled in every the musical traditions from the Antilles. It’s because of this that Vadeleux’s albums from the zouk period are uncommon and popular, formulated …

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Pakatak

This Martiniquan tambour group beneath the leadership of Krisyan Jesophe ‘s been around for a long period, though members change.

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Meridian Brothers

Bogota’s the Meridian Brothers will be the creation of Eblis Álvarez, who writes, arranges, makes, takes on, and sings everything on the recordings, though when the music group plays live he’s aided by other music artists. Their music is nearly unclassifiable, a bracing meld of digital and organic tools, affected …

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