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Published:Monday | January 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Mico kicked off its mammoth anniversary celebrations yesterday, and we have highlights of other events you might have missed ....

Published:Monday | January 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: Tarrus Riley ignited a furnace in the loins of the Caribbean Marketplace crowd last week Tuesday night, and if he thought Byron Lee's Dragonnaires would offer some type of cooling system, he was wrong....

Published:Sunday | January 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

This year's Reggae Month will not only be a celebration of our music but it will also be a time of active lobbying through the 'Save The Music' campaign.

Published:Sunday | January 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Calabash International Literary Festival was first held in 2001 in Treasure Beach, St Elizabeth, and, as announced early last week, had its final staging in 2010. The Sunday Gleaner looks back at each year of what turned out to be a popular event, proving that a significant number of Jamaicans are interested in literature.

Published:Sunday | January 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Warrior King says that he was nervous when he went into the small studio at Anchor, Windsor Avenue, St Andrew, to record Virtuous Woman. He was the youngster of the crop of artistes doing songs on the rhythm, the others including Luciano, LUST, Junior Kelly and George Nooks.

Published:Sunday | January 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

I believe I can claim, without being pretentious or devolving into bombast, a unique relationship with the Calabash International Literary Festival. I reported extensively on all of them, save for the last, read on the 2003 staging...

Published:Sunday | January 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

After promising an energetic performance, fans won't have to wait long to see rock band Maroon 5 live onstage as the countdown to Jamaica Jazz and Blues begins.January 28 will mark the band's first visit and performance to...

Published:Sunday | January 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

After years of trying their hand at music production, widespread success has only just recently come the way of the Young Veterans group.Sekou Davis and Sheldon Pennicott have been...

Published:Sunday | January 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Warrior King's 2001 Virtuous Woman is a guaranteed dance and singalong from his first "shooba shooba" pops up on the remake of the rhythm to Culture's 'I Don't Want To be Shut Out'. It was produced by Michael 'Mikey Chang' Johnson on the Lion Paw label.

Published:Sunday | January 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

You guys voted, and voted a lot! So here are the winners and runners-up in The STAR People's Choice Awards!

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...

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