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Ska, it's origin and development with Freddie Campbell

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Caribbean Radio Show CRS Radio

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Yes, there was music in Jamaica before Ska. Mento, the root of our African heritage, Big band dance music from our colonial heritage and American jazz and popular music.In today's episode, Freddie Campbell will show how this music has captured the imagination of people outside of our West Indian origins by talking with his guest who was so captured by the rhythm that, at a late stage of his life, he started a band to play ska and even went back to school to learn to play the sax..