- Master steelband music arranger Clive Bradley passed away
today, November 26th 2005 in Trinidad. The revered
musician recently celebrated his 69th birthday.
He was a father, a scholar, a gentleman, a teacher, a fierce
competitor, a warrior and respected giant among his peers.
His passion for life and his music will not be duplicated.
Over the years When
Steel Talks has been privilege to have covered, reported and
publish the musical works, thoughts, movements and genius of
Recognized all over the world, Clive Bradley is to steelpan
music, what Duke Ellington is to jazz and Mozart is to classical
music - and much more - because of the social significance and
genius he brought to the art form and a people. While Mr.
Bradley has achieved success on every level and with many
organizations, he is most recognized for his successful musical
works with the legendary Desperadoes Steel Orchestra from
Trinidad and New York's powerhouses Pantonic and Metro Steel
When Steel Talks are proud to have
called Mr. Bradley, friend, mentor and champion.
here for more great Bradley moments with When Steel Talks