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Calypso Jazz

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What is Calypso Jazz Music

Calypso Jazz Music has elements of jazz music mixed up with the distinctive sound of Calypso, the blend of Afro-Caribbean music originating from Trinidad and Tobago. It does contain the usual improvisation for which jazz is known and loved by many. It is Calypso? Yeh man. Is it Jazz? Yes it is!

Representative Calypso Jazz Musicians

Calypso Jazz Music albums which are well documented to have the real Calypso jazz flavor include “Calypso Jazz” by Don Elliott and “A Drum is a Woman” by the legendary Duke Ellington.

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