New York - Steelband arranger and guitarist Scipio Sargeant passed away earlier today. SCIPIO “Skip” or “Sarge” Sargeant was born in Trinidad. At an early age he distinguished himself as one of the top musicians in his home country. As co-arranger for Despers USA, Sargeant won a record five of the orchestra’s six consecutive New York Panorama Championships from 1993–1998.
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NOTICE RE SCIPIO SARGEANT
Here are the details regarding final rites for SCIPIO SARGEANT:
Viewing and Wake - Sunday, April 26, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
R. Steven Legall Funeral Home, 169 Empire Blvd, Brooklyn
Mass - Monday morning, April 27, 9:30 AM
St Francis of Assisi Church, Nostrand Avenue & Lincoln Road, Brooklyn