Music

Organ workshops coming

BY Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 15 2017    

Music educator Rosina Christina Moder continues to contribute to the development of music in Jamaica. Read More

Reggae on the pages

Sunday, October, 15 2017    

The first fun and games book dedicated to reggae and dancehall music, Reggae Larger than Life: The Ultimate Reggae Music Fun and Games, was released last Monday. Read More

Tony Gold returns with Once

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Sunday, October, 15 2017    

SINGER Tony Gold, formerly of the duo Brian and Tony Gold, has released his first single in two years titled Once. The song was produced by Jah Mikes for Reggae Vibes Productions.Written by Golden Child, the song speaks about a relationship gone bad. Read More

HONOUR BOUND

By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 15 2017    

NOT much is known in Jamaica of veteran saxophonist Ferdinand “Bobby Little Bra” Gaynair. The 89-year-old is one of 171 who will be conferred national honours at King's House in St Andrew tomorrow. Read More

Learning lessons

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 13 2017    

Reggae act Chronixx is the first to tell you how much of a learning experience this past year has been. Read More

Glorious return for Glacia

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Thursday, October, 12 2017    

Gospel singer Glacia Robinson returns to the Jamaican stage on December 26, at The Experience 2017: I Rise Edition show scheduled for Manchester High School.It will be her first time performing locally in 18 years. Read More

Musicians urged to act responsibly

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, October, 12 2017    

THE country's musicians are being charged to comply with the stipulations of the Legal Deposit Act.This act requires publishers to deposit copies of their work with the National Library of Jamaica (NLJ) within two months of publication. Read More

Suspense embarks on Suspense embarks on spiritual journey

Thursday, October, 12 2017    

SUSPENSE, who in May emerged winner of the televised talent competition Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall, is turning a new leaf.The deejay was baptised at the Celebration Church in Portmore, St Catherine, on Sunday, October 1. Read More

Merit to Bunny's Honour

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, October, 12 2017    

ON Heroes' Day, Bunny “Jah B” Wailer will collect his third National Honour at King's House in St Andrew. However, for him, this one is significant. Read More

Short Boss elated at win

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter | Wednesday, October, 11 2017    

IT'S been two days since Akeem “Short Boss” Smith was named winner of televised talent competition Digicel Rising Stars 2017, and he is still on a high. Read More

The Expanders soar to number one

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Wednesday, October, 11 2017    

California reggae band, The Expanders, is number one on the Billboard Reggae Album chart. Their fourth studio release, Old Time Something Come Back Again!! Volume 2, debuts in pole position. Read More

DJ Naz asks only for honesty

Wednesday, October, 11 2017    

DJ Naz looks at the lack of honesty in interpersonal relationships between lovers in her latest single Talk the Truth. Read More

Bad card?

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, October, 11 2017    

When the paperback edition of Roger Steffens' sensational book, So Much Things To Say: The Oral History of Bob Marley, is released next year, it will have an additional interview with someone who was close to the reggae king. Read More

More ASCAP awards for Stephens

Tuesday, October, 10 2017    

On October 16 reggae singer Richie Stephens will be honoured by the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) in London, England. Read More

Mr Vegas, Prince Reignn reach out

Tuesday, October, 10 2017    

Dancehall artistes Mr Vegas and Prince Reignn have rallied to the aid of Doreen Dyer, who has been at the centre of a video in which she is seen beating her 12-year-old daughter with what appears to be a machete. Read More



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