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What I Learnt during the Pandemic – week ending 30/5/20

In Jamaica I Learnt The decision by the opposition People’s National Party (PNP) not to chose an acting leader during Peter Phillips recovery from cancer treatment has back-fired spectacularly and reopened deep divisions amongst the PNP’s elected representatives. Opposition spokesman … Continue reading

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What I Learnt During the Pandemic Week ending – 1/5/2020

In Jamaica I learnt The daily double digit increase in the number of COVID-19 positives is very concerning. The government’s farmers market drive-thru initiative was an excellent move. Long may it develop across all parishes. The importance of small farmers … Continue reading

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McCoy Tyner 1938 – 2020

The late jazz pianist McCoy Tyner was known mainly for being part of the legendary quartet led by saxophonist John Coltrane during the early 1960s. Elvin Jones (drums) and Jimmy Garrision (bass) were the other members of a foursome that … Continue reading

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Abram Wilson – Gone to Higher Place

On June 9 the world of jazz (London jazz especially) lost a great musician in Abram Wilson. Abram was just 38 and succumbed to colon cancer at such a young age. It is really hard to believe that Abram is … Continue reading

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