Born Hamilton Alexander in
Trinidad, the Web has over thirty fiver years in
a musical legacy that is distinctly Trinidadian. He joined
the Trinidad All Stars Steel Orchestra in 1966, and after
the 1967 carnival he became a staple player.
In 1968 he was elected as a
committee member and in 1969 he became the Vice-Captain. Web
was elected captain from 1971-1977. He also held the
position of trustee and vice-president of the Steelband
organization Pan Trinbago.
Web migrated to Canada in 1977 and immediately got
involved writing and performing Calypso. In the calypso
Monarch competitions in
placed second on several occasions, and he won the title two
consecutive years 2001 - 2002.
He has also been participating in the
Canadian Calypso Monarch since 1981. He has been a finalist
on numerous occasions and his highest showing so far is
forth place twice.
Currently he is the President of the
Organization of Calypso performing artists, (O.C.P.A) and
was recently chosen to accompany Caribana on their
prestigious tour to Hong Kong.