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Episode 17: Musical Vibe Dealing with Buzby
This podcast episode is sponsored by The Catapult Caribbean Artist Showcase Grant. made possible by the American Friends of Jamaica, Fresh Milk Barbados, and Kingdom Creative. Thank you
is your neighborhood vibe dealer, who uses music as a medium to invigorate his listeners emotions through a fusion of introspective lyrics & soulful sounds.
Buzby has cemented himself as a reputable architect within Bermuda’s creative culture, making music for roughly 10 years now.
In 2013, he was awarded the Capital G Inspiration Scholarship for artistically talented students. Since then, he has released calculated singles that have been featured in Bermuda’s Top 100 (via Streaming platforms) & has received over 100,000 plays on SoundCloud from all walks of life.
He is influenced by musical icons such as OutKast, Anita Baker, Bob Marley, Jay-Z & Sade.
2021 looks to be an impactful year for Buzby as he has released his debut EP “What You Failed to Observe”, available December 2020.
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Episode 16: Art as Showcase with Neal Jhay Morris
This Week we are in Conversation with Painter Neal Jhay Morris
Episode 15: Faith and Fashion with Designer Rochelle Minors
We're in conversation with Bermudian Designer Rochelle Minors, as she talks about her journey in faith and Fashion
Episode 14: Discovering and Finding one's Voice through the Gift of Music with Brixx
Candid conversation with Brixx, a singer, songwriter in Bermuda.
Episode 13: Design, Luxury Bags and Life experiences with Patrice Morgan
Patrice Morgan is a luxury Handbag designer. She is the brain behind the brand Bermuda Born. Joi us as we chat design, life, and fashion.
Episode 12: Music at the Intersection of Truth Telling and Gratitude with Hana Bushara
Hana is a Bermudian singer and songwriter Hana Bushara was inspired to start writing songs for a final project under the mentor-ship of her English teacher Charlie Judd, who exposed her to artists that would become foundational inspirations to the beginnings of her musical journey. At 16, she was awarded the United World College scholarship in Bermuda and was granted the opportunity to finish her high school studies in Duino, Italy for two years. There, came to know and love students from over 90 different countries, allowing her to foster a better understanding of the world and its colorful contexts.
The21- year old was the winner of Heather Nova’s Young Songwriter Competition, where she was coached by Heather and had the opportunity to perform her original song “Seeds” at the Bermuda Festival in 2019. Earlier this year, she opened one of the festival concerts with Derek G and performed 4 of her original songs. Although still young, Hana’s writing has taken her on several musical journeys and she has been able to perform in open mics in Bermuda, Italy, Denmark, and the U.S. She is currently double majoring in Global Studies and Sociology at St. Lawrence University, where she is also a member of the University’s chamber choir, funk ensemble, and the lead singer of the band H.U.A.C. She thinks telling stories in her music makes up for difficulty she finds in doing it conversationally. She uses singing to build, to confront, and to connect. She sights some of her biggest musical influences as Ms. Lauryn Hill, Moses Sumney, Leonard Cohen, Tracy Chapman and Jordan Rakei.
If you would like to connect with Hana you can find on her instagram @HanaBusharaMusic
Each episode offers dynamic discussions and accounts of Bermudian artists who use their mediums to navigate both public and personal histories. Storytelling is a delicacy; not only does Gherdai facilitate vibrant conversations through her thoughtful curation of questions, but also uses each episode to allow each artist to share how their stories are reflected in their work. Not only this, these discussions make space for audiences to visualize their own artistic imaginaries. Bermuda is home to an array of visionaries who are using artistic forms to commend, critique, and commemorate the illustrious narratives of the island. There is something very special in each episode.