FIMBER BRAVO

African Fusion • Trinidad And Tobago
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he Trinidadian artist, who has been living in Britain since the ’70s, has long used his instrument as a tool to fight oppression. His new album is the latest instalment in a life defined by resistance.

For many in Britain, perceptions of the steelpan are closely associated with carnival, though historically it was an instrument borne out of resistance.

Trinidadian pan legend Fimber Bravo recounts its origins on his ebullient protest track ‘Can’t Control Me’, starting with the banning of the playing of oil drums in the 19th century by the British colonial oppressors, then the outlawing of the precursor to the steelpan – the percussive tamboo bamboo – in 1934. Players of the pan – a chromatically-pitched percussion drum – were imprisoned by colonial police in the 1950s, but the steelpan persisted. It’s joyous and defiant din became the sound of the Black Power Revolution in Trinidad and Tobago in
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FIMBER BRAVO Soca Picture album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soca Picture
African Fusion 1990
FIMBER BRAVO Fimber Bravo, Kadialy Kouyate : Small Talk album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fimber Bravo, Kadialy Kouyate : Small Talk
African Fusion 2004
FIMBER BRAVO Con-Fusion album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Con-Fusion
African Fusion 2013
FIMBER BRAVO Lunar Tredd album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lunar Tredd
African Fusion 2021

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