Author: Jeremy Taylor

Music, Festivals and Events, Trinidad and Tobago

Etienne & Chucho: jazz genius for Christmas | On stage

Jeremy Taylor previews a special concert that brings together Cuban-born pianist and composer Chucho Valdés (and his acclaimed Royal Quartet) with Trinidad & Tobago’s brilliant trumpeter and composer Etienne Charles

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Literature, History, People

Wendy Yawching: just watch me | History buzz (Mar/Apr 2023)

Wendy Yawching — the first female captain of a jetliner at BWIA (Caribbean Airlines’ predecessor) — has released a book not just about her groundbreaking journey, but full of encouragement for anyone to believe in and pursue their dreams. Jeremy Taylor learns more

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Literature, History, Trinidad and Tobago

The first 50

With this July/August 2001 edition, Caribbean Beat reaches its 50th issue. So please forgive us if we celebrate a little. When the magazine...

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Culture, Music, Reviews

Upbeat | Music Reviews (September/October 2000)

Pick of the Month Bring Down the Power by Ella Andall Ella Andall’s music is closer in spirit to the African protest sound of singers...

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Festivals and Events

CXC stars

Some of the brightest teenagers in the Caribbean gathered in Georgetown, the capital of Guyana, last December. They came from schools...

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Culture, Travel, Grenada

Grenada grace

Up here, on the ramparts of Fort George, you can see everything. The little town of St George’s spreads up the hill above the harbour,...

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Travel, United States

Gateway to liberty

It’s the Statue of Liberty that everyone thinks of first, rearing out of New York harbour, a sightless grey-green apparition flourishing...

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Travel, Venezuela

Caracas, Venezuela: Bolivar’s proud city

“In Venezuela is best of everything,” said Luis. We were sitting on a bench in a corner of Plaza Bolivar, the heart of old...

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