1. Lloyd Charmers, Jamaican Musician and Producer, Passes

    December 31, 2012 12:10 PM EST Lloyd Charmers, an accomplished singer, pianist/organist and producer who played a significant role in popularizing reggae in England throughout a career that spanned six decades, suffered a heart attack on Thursday Dec. 27 while driving himself t ...

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  3. How Summer Music Fests Are Helping Caribbean Economies

    August 30, 2012 3:28 PM EDT What happens when international superstars such as the late Amy Winehouse, Stevie Wonder, Sting, Ne-Yo, Diana Ross, Lionel Richie, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Chris Brown, Toni Braxton, Roberta Flack, and Damian Marley, just to name a few, ...

  4. How Celine Dion's Performance at Jamaica Jazz & Blues Changed the Festival's Future

    February 23, 2012 12:30 PM EST Celine Dion performing at the 16th annual Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, her only performance outside her record-breaking Las Vegas residency at Caesers Palace (Photo: Courtesy Jamaica Jazz and Blues festival) MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA -- In her only ...

  5. Documentary Chronicles Marley Birthday Bash

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Africa Unite," the documentary film capturing the 2005 concert in Ethiopia that celebrated Bob Marley's 60th birthday, received a work-in-progress preview Saturday in New York, with a little help fro "Africa Unite," the doc ...

  6. Old Arguments Scotch New York Reggae Bash

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Reggae legend Bunny Wailer has pulled out of Sunday's The Nice Revolution concert in Hunter Mountain, N.Y., which would have marked his first appearance alongside producer Lee "Scratch" Perry and the Reggae legend Bunny Wailer has pul ...

  7. Marley Wins Big At Reggae & World Awards

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley's crossover smash "Welcome to Jamrock" and the Ghetto Youth/Tuff Gong/Universal album of the same name took top honors at the 25th Annual International Reggae & World Musi Damian "Jr. Gong&q ...

  8. MTV Launches Tempo With Caribbean Concert Series

    October 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In conjunction with the Nov. 21 launch of a new cable television network devoted to Caribbean music and culture, MTV Networks will host Caribbean Rising, a series of concerts featuring performances fr In conjunction with the Nov. 21 launch of a new ...

  9. Marley Feted In Ethiopia, All Not Happy

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Throughout his life, Bob Marley looked to Ethiopia as the spiritual home of his Rastafarian faith. Throughout his life, Bob Marley looked to Ethiopia as the spiritual home of his Rastafarian faith. But as Ethiopia welcomed hundreds of thousands of r ...

  10. Marley's 'Rastaman' Gets Expanded Treatment

    October 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bob Marley & the Wailers' revered 1976 album "Rastaman Vibration" will be reissued in an expanded two-CD set Nov. 19 via Island/Tuff Gong/UME. Housing six previously unreleased mixes and nine prev Bob Marley & the Wailers' ...