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rhyth­mi­cally steady and ex­cit­ing to lis­ten to. She has an ex­cel­lent sense of time and that sep­a­rates her from some of the flashier drum­mers. She’s a good mu­si­cian.” He added that Turpin was the only fe­male per­cus­sion­ist in her con­tem­po­rary de­gree co­hort, al­though women had pre­vi­ously grad­u­ated from the school in per­cus­sion at the lower lev­els. Com­ment­ing on Wil­liams’ praise, Turpin said that she al­ways gave her all in per­for­mances at the school.”Once I went on stage on a bi­cy­cle with the drum set. At my third-year show, I came on stage from the roof,” she said. Her mu­si­cal jour­ney be­gan when, in obe­di­ence to her fa­ther, a pas­tor of the AME church, she started play­ing drums in the church. For a long time she was not re­ally in­ter­ested, she said, even af­ter her fa­ther hired a School of Mu­sic stu­dent to coach the group she was in. But Turpin’s at­ti­tude changed when

A Taste of Art – #sug­abuzzevent, takes place at 1 Bis­cayne Close, Kingston 8, from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.. Tick­ets: $500, in­clu­sive of sweet treats, live band mu­sic, fash­ion show and more. Re­fresh­ments on sale.

Abba presents Birth­day Bash, Cook-Out, Kids’ Treat and Party, at Fa­gan Ave, Grants Pen. Mu­sic by Kills Mix.

A Stage Show is at Watch­well Square. Fea­tur­ing Devin Di Dakta, Ja Glory, Ja Rooti, Jah Ma­son, Kiprich, Sim­ple Touch, Jacks In­ter­na­tional and oth­ers. Ad­mis­sion: $600 pre-sold, $800 at the gate.

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