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The Fourteenth Panama Jazz Festival Dedicated to Violeta Green

Many of you are eagerly awaiting this year’s Panama Jazz Festival- the fourteenth to be exact- which is scheduled to take place next week from January 10th to January 14, 2017.  This year we’re excited to announce that the Jazz Festival will be dedicated to the inimitable Violeta Green, probably the best female Jazz vocalist of Panama.  The festival will take place at The Ciudad del Saber on the former grounds of Ft. Clayton.

Since we blogged about Violeta Green several years ago when we were writing about Lord Cobra and other West Indian Panamanian Jazz and Calypso artists, we’ve decided to re-print the article here entitled,  Violeta Green and Lord Cobra- A Meeting of Three Worlds.  Inform yourself by reading the article about the dynamic life of a remarkable woman.  The video will also fill you in on her life. Continue reading