Occur Goes Global - The Music of Aruba

Monday, July 20, 2015 at 6:00 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music   The Beach Boys wanted to take listeners to Aruba, a Caribbean island characterized by white-sand shores, warm temperatures and a melting pot of peoples. No less than four languages are frequently heard here, according to the country’s official tourism site. And with that variety comes an aural culture that borrows from indigenous populations, the Dutch and African nations. Here are five artists who exemplify the colorful history of Aruba.     Dushi Band Dushi is a Papiamento-language word... READ MORE