Singer, Lyma Dunbar, also an accomplished guitarist, is a past Folk Song Solo Champion of the Trinidad & Tobago Music Festival, with five years vocal training as a mezzo soprano. While in Trinidad, she performed with the popular band, “Shandileer” before migrating to the United States…..she sings fluently in four languages, Spanish, Creole, Portuguese and English.
This multi-faceted entertainer, has many accomplishments which include being one of the main music acts at Disney’s West End Stage; performances in Malaga Spain, and cities around the U.S….. performing as part of a trio behind Kathy Lee Gifford for the American Anthem for the 30th Annual Super Bowl; as well as being the house band for three years at the Bob Marley Club at City Walk Universal Studios, with her group Oildown. Lyma, also a byline writer for the Trinidad Guardian, debuted her talk show, Straight out of Florida on Wackradio in 2011, which ran for one year, she is currently working on a documentary titled Straight out of Florida, a West Indian perspective, in conjunction with Geesmooth Multimedia.
The following CDs and singles are to her credit…...
- Spirit of the People, Caribbean Caress, Caribbean Commotion, Oildown Live
- “Move This”2005, written by Lyma, produced by Kenny Phillips of KMP Music, and performed as a duet with Denise Belfon, the video of which was featured on Disney’s Inside Out.
- “Doh Boast” 2006, written by Pete Figaro, produced by Kenny Phillips of KMP Music
- “This Christmas” 2007
- “Gimme More” 2007, written by Nadia Batson produced by Precision Productions.
- Current single “Good Love” 2013, written by Starr George, produced by Precision Productions, vocals recorded @ Studios of 506 Crew.
In addition, her sultry vocals can be heard on the jazz albums of “Kasi”, jazz pianist Sunnie Paxson, “Fresh Water Calypso” by Patrick Frost, and the group “Deja