• DATE /November 28 2017
  • TIME /17:30 PM - 19:30 PM
  • ADDRESS /London Metropolitan Archives 40 Northampton Road London EC1R 0HB

Event description

This entertaining talk by Calypsonian, Alexander D Great will include film clips, anecdotes and performances. It shows the connections between Calypso and modern forms of pop music.

The creation and development of this distinctly Caribbean art form. The subversive and political nature of the genre and exactly why Calypsonians have names like, the ‘Mighty Sparrow.’

by London Metropolitan Archives