Bio's

Calypso Rose - Queen of Caribbean music

Calypso Rose is a living legend and icon in the calypso world, having taken the art form to every continent, while opening the door for other women to follow. Born MacCatha Lewis (after General Douglas MacArthur), Calypso Rose began performing in her native Tobago when she was 15. Rose won the Calypso Queen competitionfive years in a row, while also trying to compete in the male-only Calypso King contest. In 1978, Rose captured calypso's premiere title with "I Thank Thee" and "Her Majesty", breaking down the gender barrier, causing the title to be renamed the Calypso Monarch.

Rose also became the first woman to capture the coveted Road March title, an honour she held for 21 years, until Sanell Dempster captured the championship on the road with "River". In 1978, by order of the Queen of England, Rose received the Medal of Merit from the Trinidad and Tobago Government.

Shurwayne Winchester

Born and raised on the smaller of the twin island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean soca artiste, Shurwayne Winchester brings variety and exclusivity to the musical genre that continues to grow both regionally and internationally. Shurwayne's journey to stardom began at a very tender after, while still in the care of his parents on the island of Tobago.At the age of 12, he entered the competition arena, consistently making yearly contributions that impressed and propelled him to advanced stages. His ability to both pen lyrics he loved and sing them in tones far beyond what was expected of his age, gave him the fortitude to compete against some of the best in the industry.

Throughout his career he has gathered experience and obtained the required understanding of the music business through his affiliations with a number of bands, most notably, that of Caribbean Traffic Jam, of which he quickly became frontline singer.

Within his tenure with the band, Winchester achieved numerous monarch and Road March titles. In 2004, having already make a name for himself as a crooner for the ladies with tracks such as "Baby Love,' and "Under My Spell," Shurwayne moved to gather the masses with the road tune, "The Band Coming," copping the title of road March King for that year, much to the satisfaction of his fans. In 2005, with memories of what his achievement afforded in 2004, he did it yet again with the infectiously up-tempo track, "Dead or Alive," accomplishing that which many in the industry only dream of.

Inspired by the possibilities the lie ahead, the young man whose stage performance propels thousands of hysterical fans from North America and the Caribbean across the Atlantic, to Europe and India, into an effortless frenzy of excited abandon, continues to break musical barriers, and in late 2008, this was again proven when he formed his very own band, Y.O.U.- Yes One Unit.

Mighty Shadow

Winston Bailey (born October 2, 1941), better known by his stage name The Mighty Shadow or Shadow, is a calypsonian from Trinidad and Tobago. Bailey was born in Belmont, a suburb of Port of Spain in Trinidad, but grew up in Les Coteaux, Tobago with his grandparents.He began to sing at a very early age and he wanted to be a singer although his grandfather told him he must be a lawyer.

He won the Road March in 1974 and 2001 with "Bassman" and "Stranger" respectively. He won the Calypso Monarch in 2000 with "What's Wrong With Me" and "Scratch Meh Back." Shadow is also known for his unique dance in which he jumped to the tempo of his music in "skip-rope style" with both feet in the air at the same time. He won the Trinidad & Tobago Humming Bird Medal (Silver) in 2003.

He was the first to win both the International Soca Monarch and the Trinidad Road March competitions simultaneously, a feat he accomplished in 2001 with his song "Stranger

Mighty Shadow



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PERFORMANCE HISTORY

2009
Jazz in the Pan Yard - RBTT Redemption Panyard - Bethel Tobago

2008
Kay Alleyne Victory Concert – Quuens Hall, St. Ann's, Trinidad

2008
Caribbean Gospel meets American Gospel Featuring Pastor Shirley Ceaser, Pastor Juanita Bynum, and Yolanda Adams – Madison Square Garden – New York City, New York

2008
Mother's Day Concert Featuring Lionel Ritchie and Brian McKnight Queens Park Oval, Woodbrook, P.O.S. Trinidad

2007
Miss Big, Bold & Beautiful Caribbean Crownen Queen – Antigua

2007
Digicel Rising Stars Trinidad & Tobago Winner – P.O.S. Trinidad

2006
Greatest Love Mother's Day Concert Featuring Maxi Priest, Regina Belle, Atlantic Star, and Harold Melvin and The Bluenotes – Jean Pierre Complex, Trinidad
2006
Plymouth Jazz Festival Featuring Elton John – Plymouth, Tobago

2006
JCarifesta IX - Tobago ,W.I.

2005
Plymouth Jazz Festival Featuring Diana Ross, Vanessa Williams – Plymouth, Tobago

2005
Full Gospel Festival Champion – San Fernando, Trinidad

2005
Freddie Jackson Featuring The Temptations – Queens park Savannah , P.O.S. Trinidad

2004
Mother's Day Concert Featuring BOYZllMEN and Melba Moore – Pier II, West Trinidad

2004
Kay Alleyne Gospel Concert – Aruba

2004
Gourmet Jazz Festival Featuring Stevie Wonder, Natalie Cole, Ojays - Plymouth, Tobago

2002
Bi-Annual National Music Festival – Trinidad, W.I.

2000
Yolanda Adams Concert – Center Of Excellence, Macoya, Trinidad

Awards

2008
Award for Best Original Composition "Lord I Will Lift You Up"

2007
Miss Big, Bold, and Beautiful Caribbean Overall Winner CROWNED QUEEN

Antigua

2007
Digicel Rising Stars T&T Winner Trinidad & Tobago

2007
World Championship of Performing Arts
1 Overall Industry Award
2 Gold Medals
1 Silver Medal
1 Champion of the World Placque
Hollywood, California U.S.A.
2006
World Championship of Performing Arts
1 Overall Industry Award
2 Gold Medals
2 Champion of the World Placque
Hollywood, California U.S.A.
2002
Bi-Annual National Music Festival Overall Champion Trinidad & Tobago
Hollywood, California U.S.A.
1999
Bi-Annual National Music Festival
Merle De Coteau Albino Award
Best Junior Vocalist – Trinidad & Tobago

1999
Bi-Annual National Music Festival
Gene Abdool Memorial Award
Most Outstanding Vocalist – Trinidad & Tobago

1996
National Music Festival
Second Place Award
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