Archive for September, 2012

Best of musical times for Jahmali

Sunday, September 9th, 2012

Half-way up the stairs to the fourth floor at The Gleaner’s North Street, Kingston, office, Jahmali responds to the standard query about his well-being with “great!” A few steps pass as he expands briefly that it is the best of musical times for him, a recent return from a performance in Bermuda part of the [...]

Bringing the taste of Jamaica to Bury

Sunday, September 9th, 2012

CARIBBEAN food stall owner Thomas Benjamin has been selling his mouth-watering array of cakes and treats in Bury St Edmunds for more than 10 years.Thomas, who lives in Thetford, once made a living working for Thermos – making flasks and hot and cold food containers. But one day he woke up and decided he didn’t [...]

Tosh’s associate keeps memory alive

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

It was 38 years ago that Peter Tosh began work on Legalize It, the album that would become his career statement. American Lee Jaffe, one of the persons who helped him craft that set, pays tribute to the singer on Saturday with a photo exhibition in Los Angeles. Also titled Legalize It, it showcases some [...]