Posts tagged with "Interview"



01. December 2016
Born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago, Clarence Curvan’s family soon discovered he had musical talent. His mother sent him to piano lessons at the age of 14 but Clarence dropped off and picked up the bongo drums. It was a dance in the country district way out in Trinidad where he got involved in professional music. Clarence was 15 when he found himself on stage with the band instead of dancing. “I knew all the guys. I took up something.” When the party was over, the bandleader gave him a...
02. October 2016
On 29th May 1934 Robert Jay, born Robert Brown Jr. (real name changed from Robert Brown because “it sounded more swingin’”) was born in Lower Peach Tree, Alabama. At the age of 13, after saving up $60 from his paper round he got the bus and headed for Detroit. Detroit 1969, Robert Jay woke up one morning mad as hell. Firstly with himself for being so vulnerable, then with the demon alcohol. From that moment, armed with a strong tune in his head, he decided to combine a serious love of the...