Sunday, January 21, 2018

A Parandero in Toronto *

Parang Alive and Well up North

Members of the Maestre and Friends parang band. —Photos courtesy antonio maestre

Imagine, while parang bands and artistes are suffering here in Trinidad, not getting gigs supposedly because of the economic downturn, parang is alive and thriving in Canada.

Nearly every night for the past several weeks, one can enjoy live parang somewhere out in Toronto and other areas around the country.

Antonio Maestre leads one of these Canadian parang groups, Maestre and Friends, which has been quite busy during the Christmas season, playing at corporate gigs and other events.

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