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Cyril Blake's Calypso Band

Cyril Blake's Calypso Band

Cyril Blake's Calypso Band

Cyril Blake's Calypso Band was first played on NTS on 1 August 2017. Songs played include Man Smart And Woman Smarter.

Cyril "Midnight" Blake (22 October 1900 – 3 December 1951) was a Trinidadian jazz and calypso trumpeter.

Blake moved to England about 1918, where he played in a British group called the Southern Syncopated Orchestra. He worked in Paris and London as a musician throughout the 1920s, and in the 1930s played in the bands of Leon Abbey, Happy Blake, Rudolph Dunbar, Leslie Thompson, Joe Appleton, and Lauderic Caton. In 1938 he formed his own band, which was centred on Jig's Club in London; he...

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Man Smart And Woman Smarter
The Iron Duke, Cyril Blake's Calypso Band
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Man Smart And Woman Smarter
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