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Jah Mali – How Thankful

30 June, 2009 4 comments


How Thankful Video by Grillaras Pictures

GUITARIST SAYS TRINIDAD CURED HIS CANCER

29 June, 2009 9 comments

Steven Springer

Steven Springer

Steven Springer & Friends will be performing at The Corner Bar this Tuesday 30th June. Showtime 9PM. Part proceeds go to charity.

When Trinidad-born guitarist Steven Springer arrived in Port-of-Spain for his honeymoon October 2008 he felt it would be the last time he would see his homeland. He had been diagnosed with lung cancer, and had been battling it for 4 years, and was expecting to return to the United States after his visit to undergo radiation therapy.

After visiting with friends and family, and enjoying his honeymoon in Trinidad with his wife Denise, he returned back to his doctors in Michigan, and when they x-rayed his lungs they found that the cancer had disappeared. “The doctors were shocked and amazed to find that the cancer had disappeared, and I didn’t have to undergo any radiation treatments,” said Steven Springer in a recent interview. “They had no explanation for it, but I know in my heart that it was the island of Trinidad, along with the people, food and positive energies I experienced, that made my cancer disappear.”

Now cancer-free, Steven is planning on returning to Trinidad again in June to play several concerts. “I want to give back, through my music, to the people of Trinidad. If it wasn’t for Trinidad, I wouldn’t be able to continue to make music anymore, and I know deep in my heart that Trinidad cured my cancer” claims a smiling Steven Springer.

Steven Springer is an accomplished and soulful songwriter and innovative fingerstyle guitarist, with his roots firmly planted in reggae, soca and calypso. His unique musical style is a melting pot of jazz, reggae, Latin, blues, rock and R&B, which combine to form a very refreshing and exceptional sound that’s easy on the ears and cheers the heart.

Born in Trinidad, in the West Indies, Steven Springer was inspired by the melodic lilting sound of soca and calypso, and started playing guitar at a young age. Touring worldwide, Springer was a featured artist at the 1988 World’s Fair in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, performing with the Trinidad Calypso Band. Springer joined Hugh Borde’s world famous Trinidad Tripoli Steel Band, performing and recording with them for over ten years. Steven has recorded and produced over twenty-five albums/CD’s alongside many of Caribbean music’s most popular acts, as well as numerous jingles for radio and television.

Steven Springer’s newest CD is a tribute to the island of Trinidad. He recorded the CD with his longtime musical partner Brian Pinard, the nephew of the famous Trinidad actor and calypsonian Sir Lancelot. The CD titled “Tropicooljazz” features music inspired by Stevens love for the island of Trinidad, and is a modern mixture of Jazz and Caribbean music, and has collaborations with many famous musicians from all over the world. “I feel that this CD is my finest effort yet, and I can’t wait to perform for the people of Trinidad” Springer said with a proud accomplished smile.

To view Steven’s concert dates for his upcoming tour of Trinidad please visit his website http://stevenspringer.info or his myspace at http://myspace.com/tropicooljazz

original content of a message sent to members of The Corner Bar group on Facebook.

Erotic Art Week T&T

28 June, 2009 5 comments

the following video was upped by thebookmann

I’m just one of the people on the project. Christian Alexis, graphic designer and artist first approached me with the idea. We pulled in Richard Rawlins, another designer and Terry Smith an architect. Since then a few other people like Lisa Allen-Agostini, Darren Boodan and Rodell Warner have joined the Erotic bandwagon. – Dave Williams

Hailed as the first kind of art show in Trinidad and Tobago, the Erotic Art week launcedh a series of exhibitions showcasing artists who ventured into their view of understanding what Eroticism means.

for more visit http://eroticart-tt.com/

Positive – Hold Me Closely

27 June, 2009 5 comments

‘Hold Me Closely’ is Positive’s third release off the album Never Let Go…. Produced by the Greenland Records.

memba when I uploaded this promo to imeem more than a year ago.

Braveheart Riddim Mix
Gyptian – In My Life
Emrand – Good Morning
Positive – Hold Me Closely
Turbulence – Forever In Love

The Island Crew – Tribute to OBAMA

26 June, 2009 4 comments

The Island Crew does a tribute to US President Obama, shot on location in Trinidad and Tobago.

really posted this casue de fella who playing dat guitar does be a bother everytime I visit Maracas Beach… he getting five minutes of fame so hopefully the tourists will keep him well fed and liquored up so he eh go come by me fuh a drink…

3Canal – Over The Mountain

26 June, 2009 1 comment

Check out this video. You wont see it on TV even though it was sent to them.

3Canal

Ras Iley – Spring Garden On Fire

25 June, 2009 2 comments

one of my faves growing up

for the baje bday ppl like jovan

The Lock Down Against Violence

24 June, 2009 2 comments

Where Is The Love? Supports The Lock Down Against Violence…

A MESSAGE FROM BOOM CHAMPIONS 94.1FM & POWER 102FM:

Just how fed up of the violence are you??

The time has come for US to stand together as a people, as a nation-against the crime and violence that has saturated our country.

Let US unite now!!

On THURSDAY 25th JUNE 2009, at 12noon, we are encouraging a LOCK DOWN, Shutting down everything for 5 minutes in silent protest against the HEINOUS CRIMES and vicious murders of our children.

On this day of S.E.A results, let us remember those who will NEVER have this opportunity.

We are asking everyone to simply STOP what they are doing and STAND on side walks across the nation, in front of homes/businesses/stores for 5 minutes in silent protest.

The WHOLE country must STOP – stop driving! stop walking! go off air!

Wear RED-not in celebration, but to represent the blood of the slaughtered innocents.

Can you give 5 minutes of your time? Let US send this message of silence to the government and criminals alike.

RADIO & TELEVISION alike – send this message loud and clear – SHUT IT DOWN for 5 minutes

Yes, we understand that it’s peak time -news time, Can you think of a better time with higher impact?

Just how fed up of the violence are you?

Some might ask, what will happen after? Think about it …
What happened after Sean Luke?
After Akeil Chambers?
After Leah Lammy?

The senseless murders continue – because we as a people are still pointing fingers…

Can we now stand up for what we believe?

Can we take this time to let them know ENOUGH IS ENOUGH, We are reclaiming this land that is ours!

5 minutes of silence – YES!

In the sun! where the bodies of our children lay for days before discovery!

Wear RED to show solidarity.

Let us show that the nation still has a voice!

Join us and spread the word to your people/ contacts/ clients – Let us show that the nation still has a voice.

THURSDAY 25 JUNE – 12 NOON – STOP FOR FIVE MINUTES – STAND ON THE SIDE WALK – WEAR RED.

I’ll be wearing my ReD!

Alborosie – Interview by Reggaenews.de

23 June, 2009 4 comments

Alborosie Interview for http://www.reggaenews.de in Cologne/Germany 22.06.2009! Albo is talking about his new album “Escape from Babylon” and his political message in his song “America”. Also he gives a private look on his way from Italy to Jamaica.

Produced by Nippes Yard Production for Reggaenews.de

Shurwayne Winchester – YOU ({Release the} Energy)

21 June, 2009 Leave a comment

You’ve been chosen as the ultimate fands…For this reason ONLY you get THIS FIRST! Here’s the WORLD PREMIER of YOU – dedicated to you the fans who continue to make doing this a joy in every sense of the word ~~~ Shurwayne Winchester.

Another E-Zone Entertainment/Militainment production, the video was produced by Lisa Wickham and directed by S*Felix and Lisa Wickham. The team has been working with Winchester since 2005.

—-“We made a concerted effort to create, style and build an on-screen persona and image for Shurwayne that could transcend to his stage performance, from his super hero character in ‘Dead or Alive,’ to the romantic in ‘Don’t Stop,’ to his sexy on screen image in ‘Make It Yours.’ ‘You’ (Energy) merges the two since it brings out the super action hero image and combines it with him as a sex symbol in the teaser at the end. In addition, the idea behind the video was to create a concept for a Carnival song that had a big cinematic feel and texture and demonstrate that Soca videos don’t always have to be about jump and wave images. Shurwayne is adventurous, willing to push the envelope and above all has absolute trust in us. We are proud of this video because we were able to introduce new unconventional shooting styles and angles, as well as never seen before in the industry -on screen special effects make-up.” ~~~~~ Lisa Wickham

via ShurwayneWinchester.com

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