GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Well known Guyanese calypsonian Godfrey “The Mighty Rebel” Phillips died late last month following illness.
Island food and music will highlight this month’s Caribbean American Exhibition and Festival in Pembroke Pines, Florida.
The diverse cultural flavor of the region, including music and food, will be on tap at this year’s “Caribbean Village Festival” in South Florida.
Steelpan jazz musician Othello Molineaux, right, a Trinidad and Tobago national who lives in South Florida, soaks up the applause while bringing a distinct Caribbean flavor to the recent “Music in the Park” concert held in Miami Gardens. Molineaux is credited with introducing steel drum jazz to a wider audience and is considered the first steel drum player to be featured on a jazz recording. The next “Music in the Park” concert is scheduled for Dec. 7.