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Composed in honor of Walter Ferguson, easily the most revered performing songwriter of Limonese Calypso. Now living out his later years in the little Caribbean town of Cahuita, his songs are still performed regularly by Central American artists like Manuel Monestel and his group Cantoamerica, the Calypso Limon Legends, and Puerto Viejo's own Junior Alvarez. I developed my own approach to this style of music while playing in Junior's band during my early years in Puerto V. You can hear and download Walter's music at www.papayamusic.com.


from PUNTA RASTA: a musical journey to the Caribe Sur, released June 6, 2011
with Carter Van Hauten, congas; Ron-I, kehongo bass; Sandro Anderson, bongo; and Jim Vick, acoustic and electric guitars. Basic tracks recorded at El Loco Natural, Puerto Viejo.




Jim Vick Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

Jim currently performs regularly on the southern Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, just outside of the popular ecotourism and surfing town of Puerto Viejo, Limon. Following up on his recently released instrumental album, PUNTA RASTA, he's now at work on a new solo acoustic album, as well as the album presentation of BHAKTI BLUE, a collection of his musical interpretations of the Sufi poet Rumi. ... more

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