Vinyl Record Collectors weekend gets JTB support

Having seen the forward bookings for the 26th annual Memorial Weekend Sit-In being staged by the Vinyl Record Collectors Association (VRCA), it was only natural that the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) would put its marketing and promotions strength behind the event....Read more

Gregory Isaacs’ ‘Night Nurse’ Hits 100 Million Streams On Spotify

Gregory Isaacs’ Night Nurse, the hit single from the Reggae icon’s 1982 album of the same name, crossed the 100-million-plays mark on Spotify on Saturday, April 29......Read more

St Mary High wins best school band crown

Debutants St Mary High School won the Jamaica Best School Band (JBSB) competition last Sunday after topping three rivals in the final at Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts.....Read more

Remembering Ahmad Jamal: Finished But Not Never

Ahmad Jamal, the quiet pioneer of jazz piano has died aged 92, after a battle with prostate cancer. He passed away on Sunday, 16 April, according to a statement from his daughter, Sumayah Jamal......Read more

Remembering Bob Andy: Five Lessons From The Reggae Legend’s Life

Today marks three years since Bob Andy transitioned, but his impact as a singer and songwriter lives on through Reggae music......Read more

Vinyl overtakes CD sales for the first time since 1987

No longer just a niche hobby for dads and hipsters, vinyl is experiencing a major resurgence in mainstream music.....Read more

Burt Bacharach, writer of such classic pop hits as ‘Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head,’ dies at 94

Burt Bacharach, the acclaimed composer and songwriter behind dozens of mellow pop hits from the 1950s to the 1980s, including “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head,”......Read more

Alpha makes history with first of its kind course in applied sound system performance

The Alpha School of Music will officially offer an Introduction to Sound System Performance course starting this month.....Read more

End of an era as singer Max Romeo makes his final tour

Reggae journeyman Max Romeo is getting ready to pack his touring kit for the last time as he bids goodbye to the life on a road much travelled....Read more

Musicians Ozou’ne, Jahdore pay tribute to Fab Five’s ‘eighth member’

It was only appropriate that the fingers of master pianist, Ozou’ne, and the pipes of saxophonist Sean ‘Jahdore’ McDonald created the music that filled the pulpit, the pews, and the aisles of the Meadowvale Seventh-day Adventist Church on Chancery Street at last Sunday’s thanksgiving service for the life of Errol Bygrave.....Read more


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