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The Great Jamaican Guitarist Trevor Lopez

15 April 2017 Blogroll

When members of the band began defecting to The Caribs in 1964 The Souvenirs broke up and Boris was asked to join Carlos Malcolm’s Afro Cubans. At the time the Afro Cubans comprised Carlos Malcolm on trombone and percussion, Derrick Harriott on lead vocals, Carl ‘Cannonball’ Bryan on saxophone, Trevor Lopez on guitar, Winston Turner on trumpet, Freddy Campbell on drums and Audley Williams on bass, steel guitar and piano. Boris not only sang but also played percussion and danced the bossa nova and the cha cha. When Audley Williams left the band Carlos Malcolm took over as bass player but Carlos not at ease with the instrument and convinced Boris to ease up on singing and dancing and to take up the bass again.


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