Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, March 30th, 2014
A clear call for investment into the creative sector was issued at the launch of the Jamaica Music Museum’s first symposium on music and the creative sector.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, February 27th, 2014
Her debut album New Name suggests more than a change of nomenclature, it speaks to a radical shift in a way of seeing the world, providing an official marking of Jah9’s shift from jazz to reggae as she staked her claim as one of the lionesses of the Reggae Revi
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, July 28th, 2013
The cool night breeze settling over Stony Hill, Jamaica, carried with it word and music as guitarist, music entrepreneur and band manager Seretse Small riffed vocally and musically on life music and their intersections.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, April 26th, 2013
The Alpha Boys School recently unveiled its new logo, designed by Michael Thompson. The striking image of a young male stridently playing the trombone emerged from the inaugural International Reggae Poster Competition, the brain child of Thompson and Maria Papaefstathiou.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, April 7th, 2013
In the third in a series of Reggae Talks staged by the Department of Literatures in English, UWI, Mona, Nomaddz took over the lectern at the Neville Hall Lecture Theatre.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
With the release of his sophomore album The Eight Year Affair, Protoje has firmly cemented his space on the Reggae landscape.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, March 3rd, 2013
The name of the image is ‘Backstage Recreation’. It is a striking yet etherial picture of two musical legends Peter Tosh and Mick Jagger as well as a third man who cannot be clearly seen.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
If there had been doubt about the existence of a growing pool of young talented musicians and singers, the idea was laid to rest when the Ministry of Tourism presented Arts in the Park, hosted by Shaggy, at Hope Gardens on Sunday, February 24, 2013.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, February 22nd, 2013
The Alpha Boys School will culminate its Reggae Month activities with a silent auction of seven limited edition posters from the World A Regge exhibition at Strawberry Hill, St. Andrew.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, February 17th, 2013
Reggae historian David Katz played selector and interviewer as he led, three iconic and prolific producers of Jamaican music, Bunny Striker Lee, King Jammy and Bobby Digital, through a discussion about their careers, the evolution of the music and their thoughts on the contemporary music landsca