Marco Polo

marcoGrowing up in Jamaica I grew up with music. My neighbours on each side used to play music. One was a Rudeboy sound and the other was an R&B sound.  At the tender age of 16 years old,  my love for music blossomed. The collecting of records started when I came to Toronto in 1972. After realizing a lack of music on the radio back then, I made an effort to keep my passion for music alive. The first album (first R&B) I purchased in Canada was Marvin Gaye & his Girls. The first Jazz album I purchased was Gene Ammons’ Angel Eyes. I have a love for all types of music but my first love is Jazz with R&B/Soul a close second.

Favorite Artist:  Jerry Butler

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Favorite Genre:  Jazz

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 Favorite Record:  Marvin Gaye– Marvin Gaye and His Girls

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Favorite Sound System:  Big Roy the Giant / Ffolkes