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Dec 12

American Roots of Jamaican Music: The Legacy

December 12, 2021


Event Details

Rootz of Music Inc., a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization is proud to present its 6th Annual fundraiser musical extravaganza “American Roots of Jamaican Music: The Legacy”. This musical presentation is staged to demonstrate the interconnectivity of American and Jamaican music and how two separate elements of two genres merged and became what is now known as Reggae and Hip Hop.   

Led by world class Jamaican born guitarist, composer, arranger Eugene Grey. The show will also feature renowned percussionist Larry McDonald as well as singers and dancers performing the music of the popular artists of each era such as Harry Belafonte and Byron Lee and the Dragonaires. Special guest performer will be the Tallawah Mento Band.  

Funding for this program is provided in part by the Board of County Commissioners of Broward County, Florida, as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council.

All proceeds from the show will be used to provide music education to youth in underserved communities.

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