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Published:Saturday | January 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

They wowed America with their smooth vocals and melodic harmonies to win NBC's reality show 'The Sing Off' and come Saturday, January 29, patrons of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival will experience the thrilling sounds of Committed.

Published:Saturday | January 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Last year Heineken had everybody saying "Brrrrr!!" at the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival with its ice-sculpted, igloo-themed booth. It easily was the most innovative and awesome booth at the event if the patrons' reactions were anything to go by.

Published:Friday | January 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Jumping out of the starting blocks and onto the entertainment track is a young man who aims to use the influencing power of music to make a difference in Jamaica. With his unique singing style, Cliffside Entertainment artiste Quain is becoming a talent to watch....

Published:Friday | January 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Persons will get to see a rare outpouring of emotion from inner-city youth as the National Youth Orchestra of Jamaica Choir performs Tell Me Why at the Oasis Regional Concert, slated for the Courtleigh Auditorium tomorrow. ...

Published:Friday | January 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

EDITORS' FORUM IS 10 YEARS OLD!How time flies when you are doing excellent work! This makes it 10 years since The Gleaner led the way in Jamaica to conduct its regular feature, Editors' Forum.

Published:Friday | January 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau:"The older audience has not stopped spending!" Junior Taylor of TurnKey Productions said as he cleared the air on the thrust to lure younger fans to the 15th staging of Jamaica Jazz and Blues festival.

Published:Friday | January 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Karen Clarke, promoter of the Youth View Awards (YVAs) set for February 5, at the National Indoor Sports Centre, St Andrew, says she is encouraged and very excited by the pace at which the four-year-old awards show has grown.

Published:Friday | January 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Multitasking is commonplace in the business of making and promoting music, where many persons criss-cross between artiste management, public relations, publishing, production and performing.Last April, Wendis 'Flava' Williams...

Published:Thursday | January 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

A renowned Jamaican pianist, Dennis Rushton, has been featured among the world's top musicians, appearing on both the BET's Jazz channel and The Word Network , reaching an estimated audience of more than 200 million...

Published:Thursday | January 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Gleaner has been introducing Jamaicans to the fine work being done by Jamaican artistes. Those artistes will all be at The Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival from January 23-29. Tonight they will give you 'A Taste of Jazz'. Read about Black Zebra,......

Published:Thursday | January 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

His name aptly describes him and his unique style of music. Bryan Art, the multifaceted, husky-voiced singer, witty songwriter and consummate musician, delivers with passion, meaning and message...

Published:Thursday | January 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Our cameras have been quite busy keeping up with all the events....

Published:Wednesday | January 19, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Karlene "Nina Karle" Levy is by no means a stranger to the music world. She has been singing since childhood, honing her skills through her mother's direction in the Crofts Hill Anglican Church Choir, the Holmwood Technical High School Choir and the Dawson College Choir in Montreal, Canada.

Published:Wednesday | January 19, 2011 | 12:00 AM

When it comes to 'natural resources', Jamaica is blessed. Just check them out at the Air Jamaica Rebirth...

Published:Wednesday | January 19, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Jazz and Blues has paired with Red Stripe, a Platinum sponsor of the January 23-29 event.According to a release from Red Stripe...

Published:Wednesday | January 19, 2011 | 12:00 AM

It was a teary-eyed Emprezz Mullings who spoke at the launch of her new show, 'Talk Up Yout', that was held at Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston. ...

Published:Wednesday | January 19, 2011 | 12:00 AM

There was excitement in the air at the first staging of The Jamaica Blog Awards held at the Jamaica Pegasus.Persons who had only communicated through twitter.com or read each other's blogs...

Published:Wednesday | January 19, 2011 | 12:00 AM

One third, consisting of Adrian Campbell, Miguel Walters and Al Johnson, has been in studio recording a number of singles, some of which they have compiled on a CD....

Published:Tuesday | January 18, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Today, we bring you scenes from Rebel Salute; the Jamaica International Insurance Company cocktail and awards presentation; Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California, and the Jamaica Amateur Athletic Association/ Scotiabank Golden...

Published:Tuesday | January 18, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The high of its 10th anniversary celebration last year in Treasure Beach, St Elizabeth, has proven to be the final page for the Calabash International...

Published:Tuesday | January 18, 2011 | 12:00 AM

One of the troubling aspects of Jamaica's crime problem in the last 15 years has been the high percentage of young men killed or being sent to prison.The disturbing statistic has been analysed by sociologists and...

Published:Tuesday | January 18, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The 'foundation' segment in the early going of Rebel Salute 2011 at the Port Kaiser Sports Club, St Elizabeth, on Saturday night set the stage for a good event before a large...

Published:Tuesday | January 18, 2011 | 12:00 AM

On a cool day, when the hustle of downtown's markets have calmed for the leisurely passing of a Sunday afternoon, Roktowa artist Deon 'Sand' Palmer took to the street...

Published:Tuesday | January 18, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Buju Banton, his lawyer, David Markus and fellow reggae artiste Gramps Morgan, all shared the final minutes of what was a good Buju Banton and Friends Concert held on Sunday night.
Banton, while allowing music to be his voice, also pointed at the more serious nature...

Published:Tuesday | January 18, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Leba Hibbert, daughter of Toots Hibbert, is one of the artistes expected to turn heads at The Gleaner's and The Jamaica Jazz and Blues's A Taste of Jazz.But who is Leba Hibbert?Surrounded by music and dance all of her...

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