Irvin 'Carrot' Jarrett gets musical send-off
Singers and players of instruments turned out in their numbers at the Webster Memorial United Church in St Andrew on Wednesday to pay tribute to the life of Irvin “Carrot” Jarrett, former percussionist with reggae band Third World.
Tributes in word, movement, music, and song flowed during a three-hour-plus service, all extolling the virtues of the man they called father, husband, grandfather, brother, and friend.
Being a musician, it was only natural that music would form a great part of the proceedings led by the drum. For openers, the corps of drummers from local dance troupes L'Acadco and the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) heralded the start of proceedings. The NDTC's drummers would return later in the programme with excerpts from the music from their work Drumscore.
Third World made their presence felt when original vocalist with the band Prilly Hamilton stepped forward to perform Always Around, a track written by Jarrett at the time of the birth of his first child, son Ard. The band's guitarist Stephen “Cat” Coore was soulful on cello for this piece.
Singer and percussionist Feluke, who is recovering from cancer, performed a moving blend of the classic hymn It is Well With My Soul and his own track Soul Alive, which was said to be a favourite of Jarrett.
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