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Uploaded on Jul 22, 2010
Veeshal Kris Persad , [Son of a great musician , keyboard legend and band leader ; Mr Veerendra Persad] , is a young , talented , musician , keyboardist , drummer and front line singer of world's #1 crossover band JMC 3VENI. He gave you hits like : Bumpah , Tek He Gyul , Tu Mujhe , Curry Back ,We Coming " and of course the biggest chune ; Catch Meh Lovah. This year will be a year to remember as he entered the 2010 Chutney Soca Monarch , made his way to the semi finals and landed to the finals with over 4000+ votes and Placed 4th.Although he didnt win the competition , he won the most important thing any artiste could have ; the hearts, support and respect of people who aspire to be just like him! He also made history , by bringing a horse on stage is a first ! Excellent job Kris ! You are and will always be our King ,because you cant spell King without " K.I. ". Kris and the 3Veni band also have a Canada Summer Tour in places such as Missisauga, Brampton North/Downtown Toronto.
Jmc 3veni was founded in the year 1977, as a local East-Indian oriented band. They played full East Indian Music focusing on film songs, playback etc. Within a few years of existence, Jmc 3veni had captivated the hearts of many Indo-Trinidadians with their music.
The year 1987 was a major turning point for the band, as they, for the first time, ventured into the Soca/Calypso arena, playing on the road and being awarded 2nd best sounding band for Mas Band "Rabs Immortal." It was then and there, Jmc 3veni was dubbed the premier "Crossover" band out of Trinidad & Tobago, becoming the band of choice for many popular Carnival Mas Bands including; Show Case, Raoul Garib, Max Awon D' Midas and Associates, and for the past 11 years, 3 time Band of the Year winners Trini Revellers.
Jmc 3veni, worked diligently to promote the Music and Culture of Trinidad & Tobago internationally over the past years, travelling to North America, South America, & Europe annually. In doing so, they've managed to attain many merits to their name, including; • Sunshine Award winners, 4 consecutive years • Indo Caribbean & TnT Awards, 3 consecutive years • Awards at the 103 Fm Annual Hall of Fame Awards • "Best Crossover Band," The International Soca Awards at the Apollo Centre, New York • "Crossover Song of the Year 2006 -- Doi Festival," The Cott Awards, Trinidad • The Opportunity to perform for former mayor Rudolf Juliani, 4 consecutive years • 4 time winners of the "Best Sounding Band, Downtown Carnival -- Trinidad," including the year 2009
Jmc 3veni is presently preparing for Carnival 2010, with their latest crossover hit "Catch Meh Lover," as well as many other crossover and soca selections. Although being a premier band for many of the Carnival fetes and All-Inclusive parties, the band plays a major role in all of the Chutney Soca events throughout the season, including The Chutney Soca Monarch, Chutney Glow, Chutney Brass, etc. Jmc 3veni continues to work vigorously to hold the title of the "Best Crossover Band" out of Trinidad & Tobago.