Jamaica Gleaner Entertainment
Published: Monday Sunday | June 28, 2009
The indomitable Jah B - Bunny Wailer starts digital reissue of solo catalogue, honours Bob and Tosh through performances and forgives Italy
Bunny Wailer, original member and sole remaining lead voice from the Wailing Wailers, the Jamaican group which splintered into the outstanding fragments of Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and himself, has started a digital reissue of his solo catalogue. Read More...Free education at Wailer's prep school
Apart from the recording studio and the stage, Bunny Wailer is putting his energies into education, having established a school on Mona Road, St Andrew, three years ago. Read More...Osmosis turns 10 in fine style
Despite increasing inflation and the economic recession, the organisers of Osmosis promise to continue giving value for money, especially as it celebrates 10 years. Read More...Osmosis fashion tips
The most basic ensemble can become a fashion statement by adding the right accessories. A feathered fascinator, or a pair of thick-rimmed glasses, when added to a suitable outfit, can amplify your appearance stylistically. Read More...Head of State sparkle at concert
Western Bureau: Bobby Brown, Johnny Gill and Ralph Tresvant showed that despite the name change from New Edition to Head of State, they are still as musically potent. Read More...Comedians pay tribute to Michael Jackson
Western Bureau: It is no secret that pop icon Michael Jackson, who died last Thursday, was often the subject of jokes by numerous comedians, who are known to add hilarious twists to his... Read More...Comedians sparkle at CCGI comedy show
Western Bureau: Wanton laughter ruled supreme at the Rose Hall Aqueduct in Montego Bay last Thursday as the Cedric 'The Entertainer'-hosted Caribbean Comedy Classic turned out to be quite a rib-tickling experience, chock-full of drama and wittily... Read More...Headlam delights with varied repertoire
Many Jamaican music lovers are giving thanks that New York-based soprano Sonya Headlam has relatives in the island. It's not surprising, as she was born of Jamaican parents (in the USA), but it is fortunate, since the situation led to a truly delightful recital at the University Chapel, Mona, last Monday night. Read More...STORY OF THE SONG: 'Black Cinderella' developed from a poem
In 1972, when Jimmy Rodway showed Errol Dunkley a poem he had written, Dunkley was already a bona fide music star.After Dunkley had made some adjustments to the lines to hone them into a... Read More...Errol Dunkley drops more 'shots'
Errol Dunkley describes Black Cinderella, recorded 37 years ago, as a "right- off shot". And he has the same confidence in a recent recording, Write Me a Letter, which has not yet been released. Read More...