The Golden Aires Mento Band | Island in the Sun

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Bob Marley & The Wailers Harry Belafonte Third World

Album Links
The Golden Aires Mento Band GreatIndieMusic GroupieTunes Nexhit PassAlong QtrNote Tradebit Audio Lunchbox Chondo MusicIsHere PayPlay Apple iTunes Bitmunk BuyMusic

More Artists From
Jamaica

Other Genres You Will Love
World: Island Reggae: Soca Moods: Mood: Fun
There are no items in your wishlist.

Island in the Sun

by The Golden Aires Mento Band

Caribbean Folk music at the roots of Reggae, Calypso, Soca and Ska.
Genre: World: Island
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
cd-r in stock order now
Buy 2 or more of this title and get 10% off
Share to Google +1

Tracks

Available as MP3, MP3 320, and FLAC files.

To listen to tracks you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

Sorry, there has been a problem playing the clip.

  song title
share
time
download
1. Day Oh!
Share this song!
X
4:06 $0.69
2. Shaving Cream
Share this song!
X
5:28 $0.69
3. Island In the Sun
Share this song!
X
5:40 $0.69
4. Two Bajan
Share this song!
X
5:00 $0.69
5. Big Bamboo
Share this song!
X
7:09 $0.69
6. Mary Ann
Share this song!
X
4:12 $0.69
7. Miss Sweety Mae Lulu
Share this song!
X
4:26 $0.69
8. Born Jamaican Man
Share this song!
X
3:49 $0.69
preview all songs

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
This is the debut CD from the Golden Aires. These Jamaican gentlemen aspire to carry on a long tradition of Mento Music, a modern musical art form passed down from generation to generation whose primary purpose is to spread news and to entertain. At its' core is the 7 - note marimba bass. This is an instrument fashioned from a hollow wooden box, with 7 metal strips attached which resonate a specific note when plucked. It serves both rhythmic and percussive functions in the music. It was through development of such innovations that more contemporary styles of Calypso, Soca and Reggae developed. Comprised mainly of memorable, fun songs, Mento is best described as Caribbean Folk Music!

This CD is a CD-PLUS with Windows Media (R) video of the Golden Airs performing at the beautiful Mais Oui Tennis Villa and Spa (http://www.makeitjamaica.com)on Jamaica's north coast!


Reviews


to write a review

Les Docking

Great Memories
Love the CD it brings back wonderfull memories for me as a boy seaman on regular visits to Jamaica in 1953/54.on a Ship called the Brittany. So now I can sit in the garden with a Rum and Coke and let the CD take me back to warm sandy beaches, lovely Girls, and lazy crazy days. Thank you. Ps looking for Little Boy Calypso. can you help? Les.

Robert


Fantastic! I bought both CD's by the Golden Aires and couldn't be happier. More would be great!