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James ‘Creole’ Thomas the latest pick from the Deenmamode family tree

by Editor | 11th April 2018

You may not think you know James ‘Creole’ Thomas, but there’s a chance you’ve heard him before. The Port Louis, Mauritius resident (via Haiti and Louisiana) has previously worked on releases by his London-based nephew Reginald Omas Mamode IV, whose self-titled debut album stormed the nu jazz and broken beat scene in 2016, once again […]

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Mary Jane Gaspard

by Editor | 18th October 2017

The revival and promotion of sega music through advocates such as Linzy Bacbotte has been seen as a way for Mauritians to highlight the non-European side of their island’s history. Said to have been birthed in the 1700s at the base of Le Morne Mountain, at that time the location for escaped enslaved people who […]

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James 'Creole' Thomas omas sextet

James ‘Creole’ Thomas the latest pick from the Deenmamode family tree

by Editor | 11th April 2018

You may not think you know James ‘Creole’ Thomas, but there’s a chance you’ve heard him before. The Port Louis, Mauritius resident (via Haiti and Louisiana) has previously worked on releases by his London-based nephew Reginald Omas Mamode IV, whose self-titled debut album stormed the nu jazz and broken beat scene in 2016, once again […]

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