The Caribbean Way

Air Date:
Heard On The Odyssey Series
Album Cover, Putumayo World Music 2006

The mood of mento music is closely wedded to calypso with close ties to other genres.

They include bachata, merengue, Palo, chutney, compas, dancehall, jing ping, reggae, reggaeton, salsa, soca, zouk, and nearly a dozen more featuring their own adaptation of the style.

Episode Credits

  • Dr. Jonathan Øverby Host
  • Tom Blain Technical Director

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