“BANANA BOAT” CALYPSO MUSIC & DANCE

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This is another first. I woke up yesterday morning with music in my Third Ear I had never played it before.  It was a Caribbean calypso.  I have heard it when I was a child but have never played it before. Elizabeth was still in bed, so I waited a while before starting to Screen Shot 2014-03-06 at 4.03.41 PMplay it.

As soon as I did, I thought the music sounded great. And I was right into it. I kept trying different orchestral and choral voices and rhythms. After a while, I saw out of the corner of my eye Elizabeth coming toward me dancing calypso. We kissed without losing a beat. Screen Shot 2014-03-06 at 4.04.27 PM

And now, this music video attempts to recreate that spontaneous scene. Elizabeth made this film yesterday morning. And the video also has a few more surprises, too – straight from the land of calypso – the Caribbean.

Even the original performer of this famous song (Harry Belafonte) may make a cameo appearance.

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This video worked so well on the first try, without much editing, that I abandoned my “studio quality” recording sound which I usually substitute for the camera audio. This time, the camera audio despite its slight imperfections only adds to the charm of the spontaneous scene. So everything you are about to see and hear was recorded “live.”

Music perfectionists among you will find a link to it, however, after the video below. That version has an even greater variety of orchestral and choral voices, including classical choir with symphony orchestra.

Enjoy! And start dancing…

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BANANA BOAT” – studio recording (click on the bananas or the link below):

Bananas Note

https://djurdjevic.files.wordpress.com/2014/03/banana-boat-calypso.mp3

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