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Music of the Cayman Islands

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Music of the Cayman Islands

Music of The Anglophone Caribbean
Regional music
Local forms
Related areas

The music of the Cayman Islands, a Cayman Islands International Storytelling Festival, the Cayman JazzFest, Seafarers Festival and Cayfest. There is also a Pirate's Week Festival. The Cayman JazzFest, founded in 2004, is a well-known jazz festival, that draws on the islands' "deep connection" with jazz.[1]

The official Leila Ross-Shier is the official national song.[2]

The grater and drums.[3]

There is a Cayman Music & Entertainers Association which represent local musicians' interests, and professional studios such as Hopscotch Studios offer recording and post-production services. Several local popular musicians are well-known, including Business Time, Natasha Kozaily, the band Suite Elite, Bona Fide Cloudburst, The Barefoot Man, Chuck and Barrie aka Sea N' B, Heat and Nicholas Johnson.[4]


  • "Beloved Isles Cayman". National Anthems Reference Page. Retrieved September 27, 2005. 
  • "Technology is revitalising Cayman's music industry". Caymannet News. Retrieved July 20, 2006. 
  • "Cayman Jazz Fest: Smooth And Cool In The Caribbean". Jazz News. Retrieved July 20, 2006. 
  • "Christmas Traditions in the Cayman Islands". Caymannet News. Retrieved July 20, 2006. 


  1. ^ Jazz News
  2. ^ National Anthems Reference Page
  3. ^ Christmas Traditions in the Cayman Islands
  4. ^ Technology is revitalising Cayman's music industry

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