logo top bar



Cultural Exchange

September 2011
Caribbean Musical Cruise Jamaica Rocks by Abijah, Tessanne Chin, leye

Related Articles

Jamaica Rocks Celebrates A Rich Musical Culture

The singers of Jamaica Rocks in performance On September 9, the long-awaited world premier of Jamaica Rocks was held at Nakano Sun Plaza Hall in Tokyo—venue of a concert by the legendary Reggae artist Bob Marley in 1979. Jamaica Rocks is the name of a talented group...

Interview with Abijah, Lead Singer with Jamaica Rocks

"I don't sing if I don't mean it." Abijah Min-On: When you performed Get Up, Stand Up at the Jamaica Rocks premiere at Nakano Sun Plaza, it reminded us of Bob Marley’s concert at the same venue. Please share your impression of performing there. Abijah: It was a...

Ambassador Barnes of Jamaica Visits Min-On Culture Center

Ambassador Barnes listens to one of the antique pianos from the Music Museum collection On the afternoon of May 25, the Jamaican Ambassador, Ms. Claudia C. Barnes, accompanied by her secretary Ms. Sawako Toyama, visited the Min-On Culture Center for the first time....

Exploring the Richness and Diversity of Jamaica through Music

Dance performance from Jamaica Rocks Mixing the rhythms of Africa with the melodies of Europe, the evolution of Jamaican music has been influenced as much by Jamaica’s cultural heritage as by the social conditions on the island itself. Until its rise to global...

Caribbean Musical Cruise Departs for Jamaica

The artists that make up Jamaica Rocks The Min-On Concert Association initiated a new concert series in the summer of 2009 entitled The Caribbean Musical Cruise to showcase the rich and varied musical cultures of the Caribbean nations, each of which has its own unique...