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Jamaica Jazz And Blues Gets Excited: Pointer Sisters and Peter Cetera Added to Line-up

The Pointer Sisters and Peter Cetera Join 2015 Jamaica Jazz and Blues Line-up

The 2015 installation of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues is getting excited with the addition of The Pointer Sisters and Peter Cetera to this year’s line-up. As the festival nears, regular fans have been chomping at the bit to find out which mega-stars of yesteryear (and hopefully a few current) will be unveiled to join the already announce pop-star Mariah Carey.

The Pointer Sisters reigned in the early to mid-1980s, having begun their sojourn to stardom from the early 1970s, earning their first Grammy Award (Best Country Vocal Performance, ‘Fairytale) in 1975. However their major hits have been ‘Fire’ (1979), ‘He’s So Shy’ (1980), ‘Slow Hand’ (1981) and the Grammy Award Winning and top 10 hits of 1984, Jump (For My Love) and ‘Automatic’ as well as 1984 re-mix of ‘So Excited’ which became their signature piece.

Though they keep the original name, The Pointer Sisters are now two sisters and a granddaughter: Anita, Ruth and (her granddaughter) Sadako Pointer.

Having brought the world ‘Glory of Love ‘(Karate Kid II Movie Soundtrack, 1986), Peter Cetera has secured his position in pop music history. The song which topped the Billboard 100, was Cetera’s first solo single, after his days as the face and lead singer of the group Chicago.

Cetera, a singer and songwriter, has had a prolific career and hits include ‘The Next Time I Fall’ (With Amy Grant), ‘You’re the Inspiration’ (originally sung with Chicago), ‘Restless Heart’ and ‘One Good Woman’.

Jamaica Jazz and Blues: The Art of Music annual music festival returns to the Trelawny Multi-purpose stadium in Falmouth, Thursday, January 29 through to Saturday, January 31.