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GREENWICH TOWN TO HONOR ITS MUSICAL STALWARTS!

  

 Max Romeo—

THE Greenwich Town community celebrates its music heritage tomorrow with Greenwich Town: Kingston 13 Culture Fest, a live show staged by its citizens’ association.

The event takes place at the Greenwich Town Community Resource Centre.

Veteran music producer Bunny ‘Striker’ Lee, and singers Derrick Morgan and Max Romeo are among the honourees. Each will receive the Community Upliftment Award, along with dance duo Sparky and Pluggy.

Bunny Lee

Bunny Lee

There will be live performances from Greenwich Town stalwarts Johnny Clarke, Prince Allah, Phillip Fraser and guitarist Earl ‘Chinna’ Smith with his Inna De Yard band.

Activities begin at 3:00 pm with contests in poetry and dance from students of the Greenwich Town Primary and All-Age schools. Winners will receive $5,000 and trophies.

Derrick Morgan

Derrick Morgan

Greenwich Town’s music history dates back to the 1950s. Noted musicians such as saxophonist Val Bennett, guitarist Bobby Aitkens and his brother, singer Laurel Aitkens; and singers Jackie Edwards and Owen Gray all lived and performed in the area.

— By Basil Walters

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