The Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) has hailed ska and reggae legend Toots Hibbert as a singer who embodied the mission of the institute by making sure his contributions to the Jamaican tradition have been preserved and will dwell on for generations to arrive.
The IOJ disclosed that in February of this calendar year, Toots donated his Yamaha guitar to the Jamaica New music Museum, the custodians of the national collection. This handover took area at the ‘Jamaica Jamaica’ exhibition at the Nationwide Gallery of Jamaica.
The donation was gained by Herbie Miller, director of the Jamaica New music Museum, and Olivia Grange, Minister of tradition, gender, amusement and sport.
“We extends our sincere condolences to the relatives and mates of Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert. He was a Reggae audio icon who committed his daily life and get the job done to the advancement and longevity of the genre. We rejoice his