Wednesday Mar 5
Lee - Scratch' Perry - the mad genius of Jamaican music
ASKING "WHO is Lee Perry?" is like asking "What is literature?" or "What is colour?" The question is too big.
The Roots Of Ska: From Tennessee, Through Jamaica To The Best of British
Blue Beat music is based on a West Indian blues style known as 'Ska Blues'. Buster is here for radio and TV appearances and has brought a Blue Beat hat as gift for Prince Charles.
Intensified reggae beats from UK
BRITISH nine-piece unit Intensified are big into democracy. So much so, they put their name to a vote when they started out.
Prince Buster's son to present Icons Of Soul Award today
The 11th annual 'Icons Of Soul', which will be held at the Rochdale Village Community Center in Queens, New York, today, received a major endorsement when it was announced that Saladin Ali, son of Jamaican ska/rocksteady legend Prince Buster, will present veteran dancer Alphonso Castro with the Icons of Soul Ska Ambassador Award for his long and ... (more)
The Sultan of SKA
SULTAN Ali is doing his part to keep ska music alive by injecting his own style into the sound some refer to as Jamaican jazz.