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Skatalites: The Best Music You Never Heard

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You might love the Skatalites without knowing who they are--the founders of ska, a kind of Jamaican jazz. They backed Bob Marley and Desmond Decker before they became the Skatalites. Born from mainly African-American influences, the band has gone on to pioneer the ska sound. Keyboardist/manager Ken Stewart and drummer Lloyd Knibb talked to All About ...


Huascar Barradas: The Magical Flautist

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Huascar Barradas believes that one makes one's destiny. Doors open and you walk through them.

“Things happen that make you think God put you here to be a musician," said Barradas. “A lot of people go to your concerts, you do well and so on."

Barradas has been playing the flute since the age ...