9 thoughts on “ Gungu Walk - Gilzene & The Blue Light Mento Band - Sweet Sweet Jamaica (CD, Album) ”

  1. Label: World Village - WVF • Format: CD • Country: France • Genre: Reggae, Latin, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Mento Gilzene & The Blue Light Mento Band - Sweet Sweet Jamaica (, CD) | Discogs3/5(1).
  2. For Reggae Month the Jamaica Music Museum will be searching for sweetness. The JMM’s annual Groundation events will be exploring the rhythms and message of mento under the theme ‘Mento: Is ow de Music So Sweet’, using film, music and discussions.
  3. Formed in the rural backwater of Trelawney in , the Blue Light Mento Band is one of the best-kept secrets of Jamaican popular music. Prime exponents of mento, a distinctly Jamaican form of traditional folk music, the group has long been acclaimed on the island for its mastery of the genre, delivering bawdy humour and social satire with verve and zest.
  4. It has been a long standing practice for hotels in Jamaica to feature a mento band. (In the past, sometimes the hotel gave the resident mento band their name, such as in the case of The Hiltonaires, Silver Seas, or the Shaw Park Calypso Band).Happily, this practice continues today, as rural mento bands perform daily in Jamaica's resorts, though the groups are still billed as "calypso" bands.
  5. Sep 06,  · "The Voices Of Sweet Jamaica" is one way for everyone to continue to enjoy the excitement while also making a difference right here in Jamaica through the work of the Mustard Seed Communities. The point person for the project is the song's original creator, Mr Vegas.
  6. On the popular front, World Village has two major releases — Gilzene & the Blue Light Mento Band plays music of Jamaica’s countryside (p) and the great Martá Sebestyén debuts on the label.
  7. Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about Cedric 'Im' Brooks* And The Divine Light - From Mento To Reggae To Third World Music at Discogs. Complete your Cedric 'Im' Brooks* And The Divine Light collection.
  8. Apr 28,  · Jamaica has given the world six major genres of music: mento, ska, rocksteady, reggae, dub, and dancehall. That is nothing short of amazing when one considers the island’s geographical size and population. Most countries of comparable size in the.
  9. Jamaica Jazz From Federal Records: Carib Roots, Jazz, Mento, Latin, Merengue & Rhumba / Various LP (12" album, 33 rpm) Errol Brown Format: Vinyl/5(2).

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