Latest: News

Fans stomped, screamed and stayed up for Tessanne

Published: Tuesday December 10, 2013 | 10:18 am Comments 0
June Minto, Karen Grey, and Marlon Hill at the Grand Cafe in Pembroke Pines Florida - Janet Silvera Photo
June Minto, Karen Grey, and Marlon Hill at the Grand Cafe in Pembroke Pines Florida - Janet Silvera Photo
(From left) June Minto, Karen Grey, and Marlon Hill at the Grand Cafe in Pembroke Pines Florida - Janet Silvera Photo
(From left) June Minto, Karen Grey, and Marlon Hill at the Grand Cafe in Pembroke Pines Florida - Janet Silvera Photo
Logan Vincent mesmerized by Tessanne Chin - Janet Silvera Photo
Logan Vincent mesmerized by Tessanne Chin - Janet Silvera Photo
Deyon Callender (foreground), her mom Donna Callender (behind) and Dorothene Kelly-Hoilett cheering for Tessanne at the Grand Cafe in Pembroke Pines Florida during The Voice watch party   
Deyon Callender (foreground), her mom Donna Callender (behind) and Dorothene Kelly-Hoilett cheering for Tessanne at the Grand Cafe in Pembroke Pines Florida during The Voice watch party   

Janet Silvera, Senior Gleaner Writer

PEMBROKE PINES, Florida:
Unlike Judge Adam Levine who was lost for words, the Jamaicans who stayed up at the Grand Café in Pembroke Pines, Florida, screamed, stomped and jumped, bringing the roof down at the Jamaican restaurant and lounge as Tessanne Chin delivered another powerful hit on the American talent show The Voice last night.


Chin’s rendition of Bridge Over Troubled Waters was electrifying as she competed against James Wolpert, Will Champlin, Jacqui Lee and Cole Vosbury during the semifinals of the Voice on NBC.

“Tessanne outdid herself. She was undeniable. She secured her spot in the final show. She was flawless in her delivery and passion. Tessanne demonstrated the range of her talent,” stated Marlon Hill, Miami business and entertainment attorney and one of the organizers of Tweet and Watch parties across diaspora communities in New York, L.A., Atlanta, Texas, and South Florida.

Hill’s Tweet and Watch parties co-host, June Minto, concurred, stating that, their efforts to organize watch parties in South Florida and across America energized Jamaicans and their friends to turn their cheers into votes for Tessanne.

“It is important for us to share in this experience together. It is not only her journey; it is ours as well. The fact that we have united in this manner shows how much we can accomplish together,” stated Minto, South Florida project consultant and one of the organizers of the Tweet & Watch parties in South Florida and other locations across America.

The next party is Monday, December 16 at 6:30pm at the Grand Café, off Flamingo and Pembroke Road in Broward County.

FOR MORE STORIES WATCH:


Like our new Facebook page:
Gleaner Jamaica

Follow us on Twitter:
@JamaicaGleaner

Email: onlinefeedback@gleanerjm.com

Share |

The comments on this page do not necessarily reflect the views of The Gleaner.
The Gleaner reserves the right not to publish comments that may be deemed libelous, derogatory or indecent. Please keep comments short and precise. A maximum of 8 sentences should be the target. Longer responses/comments should be sent to "Letters of the Editor" using the feedback form provided.
blog comments powered by Disqus

Related Stories

Videos

Top Jobs

View all Jobs