COUNT KUTU & THE BALMERS “Take Me” 10″ LP – Mento / Calypso and Ska-lypso from The Phillippines! (JUMP107)

Count Kutu & The Balmers is a Calypso and Mento band from Manila, Philippines. Formed in 2002 by original members Count Kutu, Senyor Lucca, Don Ustollano, Lord Santadio and Doctor Turbo, the band plays strictly rural style Jamaican mento music, lead by Count Kutu’s nasal voice and vintage acoustic instrumentation ranging from low end guitars, Tenor Banjo, maracas, catacoo, sand block, bamboo drum and rumba box. Continue reading COUNT KUTU & THE BALMERS “Take Me” 10″ LP – Mento / Calypso and Ska-lypso from The Phillippines! (JUMP107)