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One reel to reel tape. (Copied onto C86-112) Recording of "A Cultural Extravaganza" at the Independence '85 Jamaica festival. The recording features poet and dancer Lucille Ranger Brown. The Jamaican Folk Revue was formed in 1972 by Norma Darby in Miami to promote Jamaican music and dance. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.