Carry On Friends The Caribbean American Podcast

Calypso: Original Caribbean Music

August 02, 2022 Season 2022
Carry On Friends The Caribbean American Podcast
Calypso: Original Caribbean Music
Show Notes

In the bonus episode, of Carry On Friends we’re doing an episode swap with Strictly Facts: A Guide to Caribbean History & Culture featuring the episode "Calypso The Original Caribbean Music".

Strictly Facts: A Guide to Caribbean History is a Breadfruit Media Produced Podcast hosted by Alexandria Miller.  This episode features Trinidadian Dr. Meagan A. Sylvester who discusses Calypso's evolving history, impact, and representation of Caribbean culture and society. 

Dr. Sylvester explores Calypso’s origins in slavery, how Trinidad became the center for Calypso over time and the role gender played in this space. Dr. Sylvester also explains how synergies are pivotal to the Calypso expression today. 

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