Tag: Jamaica

Book Reviews, Books

Book Review: Heather Augustyn, “Songbirds: Pioneering Women in Jamaican Music”

I was fortunate enough to receive and read Heather Augustyn’s last two books; one on the history of ska and the other, a...

Book Reviews, Books, Music, Popdose

BOOK REVIEW: Heather Augustyn, “Don Drummond: The Genius & Tragedy Of The World’s Greatest Trombonist”

Once again, author Heather Augustyn hits hard and deep, this time with her study of a forgotten musical legend – Jamaican trombonist...

Book Reviews, Books, Music

Book Review: Heather Augustyn, “Ska: The Rhythm of Liberation”

Ska:  The Rhythm Of Liberation is a very serious study of the upbeat, rhythm-based music that was born in Jamaica.  While other...