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Theron Shaw

Guitarist composer and arranger Theron Terry Shaw consistently creates his music through persistent hard work and dedication. He has tapped into his own unique method of mastery, and through his stylistic adaptability, can play several genres of music. Shaw’s career as a guitarist began at an early age. At eleven years old, he began the study of the instrument that has become his lifelong dedication, only to be rivaled by his passion for the fine art’s, of which acrylic, watercolour and pastels are his favourites. Upon completion of his early studies, he went on to attend Howard University, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Therapy Cum Laude in 1994

Gumbo Caribe

Label: Foreday Mornin
Released: 2014
Track listing: Ka Dans; Charlotteville Jig; Pimento Stew; Give Thanks; Smokey Joe; No Money No Love; Mangoes; Jubie's Dance; Dreadlocks.

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Theron Shaw: Gumbo Caribe

Read "Gumbo Caribe" reviewed by Nigel Campbell

Theron Shaw is well known in local music circles as the go-to man for guitar support ranging from jazz to calypso. His two previous releases signalled a willingness to engage with native cultural mores and tackle Caribbean Jazz not only as a way to “tropicalise" harmonically complex original music, but as a way to validate and ...


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