All posts by alton

The daughter of a Trinbagonian calypsonian, prominent musician and music teacher, Ashley Murray has been exposed to music from an early age. She began playing the guitar and recorder at the age of 6. Then, at age 11, she joined the Signal Hill Secondary School Steel Orchestra in Tobago, under the leadership of Mr. Frank Stanislaus. Ashley unreservedly spent hours practicing the steel pan and teaching and encouraging others to do the same. Academically, she holds a distinction in both Level I and II of the Republic Bank’s Pan MinorsRead More
Tropicalfete’s Stilting Unit Performing at a WeddingRead More
Tropicalfete is hosting a Free Workshop to introduce the Steel Pan instrument to people in our community – You get to watch our Steel Pan Ensemble at practice – There is an opportunity to join our Steel Pan Ensemble – You will be taught basic technics on playing – You will learn a Musical Scale and Song – You will watch a short documentary on the instrument Complete Music Studio 227 St Marks Ave Brooklyn, New York 11238 (between Vanderbilt & Underhill) RSVP: text-email-call ~ 646-504-FETE – info@tropicalfete.com Transportation: Subway:Read More
Tropicalfete  will again sponsor an :What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You for aspiring Caribbean songwriters, producers and artists interested in learning “the business of the business.” The seminar will be led by 40-year industry veteran Roger Meltzer, founding CEO and Director of A&R of the Hartford, CT-based indie Capsicum Records LLC and producer and host of The Capsicum Show, an internationally syndicated weekly reggae radio program  which returns to the air in January.   The seminar will be held 2:30 p.m., Saturday afternoon, November 18, 2017 at The Complete Music Studio, 227 St Marks Avenue in Brooklyn, NY. Admission is free. It isRead More

Posted On April 13, 2017By altonIn Caribbean Cultural News, Technology, Videos

test

test video linkRead More

Posted On February 3, 2017By altonIn Caribbean Cultural News

test

One simple DNA test. A world of discoveries. Uncover your ethnic mix, discover distant relatives, and find new details about your unique family history with a simple DNA test. Uncover your ethnic mix, discover distant relatives, and find new details about your unique family history with a simple DNA test. Uncover your ethnic mix, discover distant relatives, and find new details about your unique family history with a simple DNA test. Uncover your ethnic mix, discover distant relatives, and find new details about your unique family history with a simpleRead More
Tropicalfete is excited to announce we will be working with PS135 Sheldon A. Brookner School and IS 392 to provide cultural programming thanks to the support of City Council Member Darlene Mealy.Read More
Students from Tropicalfete’s Steel Pan Ensemble getting their awards at Tropicalfete’s Coundown a Free Musical Gift to the Community held at Brooklyn Music School Play HouseRead More
THE RECORDING ACADEMY® AND ATLANTIC RECORDS REVEAL 2017 GRAMMY® NOMINEES ALBUM TRACK LISTING Latest Installment Of The Best-Selling Series Features 21 Hits From The World’s Biggest Superstars And Emerging Talent 2017 GRAMMY® Nominees Album Hits Stores And Digital Retailers Jan. 20 Album Pre-Order Available Now; Gives Fans The Chance To Attend Music’s Biggest Night® Pre-order The 2017 GRAMMY NOMINEES Album Here: 2017GRAMMYAlbum.com or CBS.com/GRAMMYs The Recording Academy®’s GRAMMY Recordings® and Atlantic Records have revealed the track listing for the 2017 GRAMMY® Nominees album. Set for release on Jan. 20 inRead More
On the heels of closing the year with a successful tour alongside Grammy winning Morgan Heritage, billboard charting artist K’Coneil will be arriving in Toronto at the end of January for approximately a two week stint as he takes on the central-east coast of Canada. Besides the obvious strong Caribbean diaspora in Canada, along with the influence of reggae and dancehall in mainstream music displayed in such hits as “Sorry” by Canadian native Justin Bieber, or Tory Lanez various hits, Canada is a melting pot of music and culture whichRead More