Michael Mondezie

Parang music can help take the unique sounds of these island beyond regional shores says calypso entertainer The Incredible Myron B. Myron B (Myron Bruce), who was born in Maraval, West Trinidad, is the ultimate local cross-genre performer.

Nappy’s son, Levi Mayers (stage name Levi Myaz) has assembled an all-star cast of artistes for the “Ole Time Days” concert tribute to his deceased father to be held at Kaiso Blues Café, Wrightson Road, Port of Spain, tomorrow. Nappy passed away from heart complications in December 1993. He was 41.

The diminutive bartender earned that title and the $10,000 first prize at the local leg of the Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge, held on Monday at the Angostura Hospitality Box, Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain.

An accomplished music producer and musician Paul has worked with virtually every major calypso and soca act including Lord Kitchener, The Mighty Sparrow, David Rudder, Baron, SuperBlue, Byron Lee, Arrow and Crazy, just to name a few. He also famously helped launch soca king Machel Montano’s career in the 80s with his first hit song “Too Young to Soca”.

That was the sentiment expressed by host Omari Ashby following calypso veteran Pink Panther’s poignant performance of his kaiso classic “Misprint” at the Trinbago Unified Calypso Organisation (Tuco) gala and awards ceremony, last Thursday evening, at Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s.

Drum, song, dance and bustling commerce engaged all five senses during a couple visits to the ongoing Divali Nagar nightly showcase at National Council of Indian Culture of Trinidad and Tobago (NCIC TT) headquarters in Endeavour Chaguanas.

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