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ImageThe launch of Alrica's online store was announced on August 4th, 2010. Fans and supporters who are eager to be among the first to receive Alrica's highly anticipated CD, This Time Round-The Untold Stories, will now be able to pre-order this item online. The online store is linked to from the website www.alrica.net and offers Alrica's CDs, music downloads and merchandise.
ImageCaribPR Wire, ST. CROIX, USVI, Sun, Aug. 1, 2010: Shawn Baptiste, CEO of CIGA Promotions, announced today that lovers rock legend, Beres Hammond will headline the "How Can We Ease the Pain Peace Concert" slated for October 23, 2010 at the Randall "Doc" James Racetrack on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.
ImageAfter a whirlwind week Gyptian's new album Hold You comes in at #2 on the Reggae Billboard charts. The smash hit single "Hold You" maintains at #1 on iTunes. Gyptian spread the word of his release through various performances and interviews with Vlad TV, FADER and MTV to name a few. The album has received high praises. Spin magazine gave it three stars and The New York Times said "like his big hit, this record is spare, woozy and gently enchanting, all breezy, loping love songs." Gyptian is currently touring internationally in support of the worldwide release.

The legendary Monty Alexander (center) pictured with BET's Paxton Baker (left) and Barbadian steel pan player Adrian Clarke at an event in New York City. Photo Credit: Margot Jordan.
It's not often you can listen to a musician who has played for such legends as Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Clark Terry, Quincy Jones, and Bobby McFerrin.

So, New Yorkers are readying for a rare treat over the next few days as Jamaican jazz pianist, Monty Alexander, displays his mastery at Dizzy's Club Coca Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center.