Calypso In New York


Calypso In New York by Smithsonian Folkways Recordings at Your Free Album. MPN: SF-40454-CD. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Inspired improvisation and compelling rhythms, created by piano, small orchestra, and sometimes a drum and hand clapping, characterize these performances, which Lord invader (Rupert Westmore Grant, 1914-1962) recorded for Moses Asch in the 1940s and 1950s. Whether recounting events in Trinidad, describing his experiences in new York city, performing traditional songs, or criticizing American racism, Lord Invader combines rhythms and ideas in his unique calypsonian fashion. Thirteen of the twenty


Calypso In New York by Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
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Inspired improvisation and compelling rhythms, created by piano, small orchestra, and sometimes a drum and hand clapping, characterize these performances, which Lord invader (Rupert Westmore Grant, 1914-1962) recorded for Moses Asch in the 1940s and 1950s. Whether recounting events in Trinidad, describing his experiences in new York city, performing traditional songs, or criticizing American racism, Lord Invader combines rhythms and ideas in his unique calypsonian fashion. Thirteen of the twenty-six tracks are released here for the first time. Extensive annotations by John Cowley include lyrics, bibliography, and discography. 73 minutes, 32 page booklet. Compiled and annotated by John Cowley.

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Brand:
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Manufacturer:
Smithsonian Folkways
Category:
Zouk
Model:
SFW40454
MPN:
SF-40454-CD
Release Date:
2005-01-03
UPC:
093074045428
EAN:
0009307404542
Part Number:
SF-40454-CD
Genre:
World Music
Artist:
Lord Invader
Publisher:
Smithsonian Folkways
Audience Rating:
NR (Not Rated)
Format:
Array
Publication Date:
2000-09-26
Binding:
Audio CD
Item Weight:
0.23 pounds
Item Size:
5 x 0.25 x 5.5 inches
Package Weight:
0.18 pounds
Package Size:
4.97 x 0.54 x 5.55 inches

 


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