All Videos Tagged dutchy (When Steel Talks) - When Steel Talks 2021-09-19T08:25:29Z https://whensteeltalks.ning.com/video/video/listTagged?tag=dutchy&rss=yes&xn_auth=no Stormy Weather by The Dutchy brothers. tag:whensteeltalks.ning.com,2015-05-04:2534462:Video:508201 2015-05-04T17:57:55.371Z Glenroy R Joseph https://whensteeltalks.ning.com/profile/NH_Trini Stormy Weather was a big hit for the Dutchy Brothers dance band of San Fernando in the early sixties.<br></br> <br></br> Originally sang by Ethel Waters at the Cotton Club of Harlem in 1933 , this song became a standard , covered by diverse artists as Frank Sinatra ,Etta James , Billy Holiday and Lena Horne , to name a few.<br></br> <br></br> I remember this Dutchy Brothers hit occupying the Trinidad music charts for quite some time , as it was an extremely popular dance and party hit back then.…<br></br> Stormy Weather was a big hit for the Dutchy Brothers dance band of San Fernando in the early sixties.<br /> <br /> Originally sang by Ethel Waters at the Cotton Club of Harlem in 1933 , this song became a standard , covered by diverse artists as Frank Sinatra ,Etta James , Billy Holiday and Lena Horne , to name a few.<br /> <br /> I remember this Dutchy Brothers hit occupying the Trinidad music charts for quite some time , as it was an extremely popular dance and party hit back then.<br /> <br /> As kids , the Dutchys were musical prodigies, often featured on the popular children's show of that era , The Auntie Kay Show.<br /> <br /> From left to right in photo :<br /> Leonard Louis "Dutchy" De Vlugt, father of all following;<br /> Ottmar, pianist;<br /> Rudolph, drummer;<br /> Orville, guitarist;<br /> Peter, saxophonist, and band leader in adulthood;<br /> Angela and Dorinda, their sisters;<br /> Leo De Vlugt, saxophonist and percussionist;<br /> and Eugene De Vlugt, bass guitarist.<br /> <br /> As requested , here are the Dutchy brothers and "Stormy Weather" The Dutchy Brothers "No Other Love" tag:whensteeltalks.ning.com,2015-05-01:2534462:Video:508016 2015-05-01T23:37:10.865Z Glenroy R Joseph https://whensteeltalks.ning.com/profile/NH_Trini <a href="https://whensteeltalks.ning.com/video/the-dutchy-brothers-no-other-love"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2971051222?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Many years ago , I remember leaving a fete in Royal Hotel, San Fernando one night , to get some air , and recover.<br></br> The featured band that night was Pete de Vlugt and the Dutchy brothers, a top dance band of that era in the early sixties.<br></br> Suddenly , my head cleared from my youthful drunken stupor, as I heard this hit from the Dutchy brothers blasting out from… <a href="https://whensteeltalks.ning.com/video/the-dutchy-brothers-no-other-love"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2971051222?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Many years ago , I remember leaving a fete in Royal Hotel, San Fernando one night , to get some air , and recover.<br /> The featured band that night was Pete de Vlugt and the Dutchy brothers, a top dance band of that era in the early sixties.<br /> Suddenly , my head cleared from my youthful drunken stupor, as I heard this hit from the Dutchy brothers blasting out from inside the dancehall.<br /> <br /> The band never sounded sweeter !<br /> <br /> From Best of The Dutchy Brothers - Vol 2.<br /> <br /> The distinctive sound of the Dutchy Brothers is featured in this Dutchys hit from the nineteen sixties.<br /> The lyrics of this song were written by Bob Russell and the music, though credited to Paul Weston, is actually derived from Frédéric Chopin's Étude No. 3 in E, Op. 10.<br /> <br /> This song was a 1950 hit by Jo Stafford, Paul Weston's wife. The Dutchy Brothers "Caremelos"' tag:whensteeltalks.ning.com,2014-04-28:2534462:Video:448655 2014-04-28T01:09:20.261Z Glenroy R Joseph https://whensteeltalks.ning.com/profile/NH_Trini <a href="https://whensteeltalks.ning.com/video/the-dutchy-brothers-caremelos-1"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2970994993?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>For a number of years in the nineteen sixties , Southern Marines played at the Fire Services dance in San Fernando on Carnival Sunday night , then went directly to the road for J'ourvert.<br></br> <br></br> It was almost a tradition .<br></br> <br></br> I remember as a youth liming outside the fete one Carnival Sunday night (we had little money , and the small fee of a couple dollars… <a href="https://whensteeltalks.ning.com/video/the-dutchy-brothers-caremelos-1"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2970994993?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />For a number of years in the nineteen sixties , Southern Marines played at the Fire Services dance in San Fernando on Carnival Sunday night , then went directly to the road for J'ourvert.<br /> <br /> It was almost a tradition .<br /> <br /> I remember as a youth liming outside the fete one Carnival Sunday night (we had little money , and the small fee of a couple dollars was a lot for us).<br /> Marines "mash up de place" with this Dutchy Brothers tune which was popular at the time .<br /> <br /> The Dutchy Brothers of San Fernando, Trinidad were the sons of an Immigrant from a neighboring Dutch colony, a saxophone player called Leonard "Dutchy " De Vlugt.<br /> <br /> As children, they were musical prodigies, regularly appearing on children musical radio shows (Auntie Kay's show, for example), and as they grew, their band became one of the top dance bands in the Caribbean during the fifties and sixties.<br /> <br /> The Latin Calypso sound was very popular in Trinidad and Tobago in the nineteen fifties and sixties, and one of the biggest hits of that era was "Caremelos" by the Dutchy Brothers.<br /> <br /> Led by Pete De Vlugt on saxophone, the band included his brothers Eugene on bass, Orville on guitar, and Ottmar , a pianist whose virtuosity often led the band musically.<br /> <br /> Legendary tenor panist , guitarist and rock steady innovator Nerlin "Lynn " Taitt was also a band member at one time .<br /> <br /> I should also mention the trumpet player of this band.<br /> He was not a brother , but was a mainstay that helped create the band's sound. I believe he was called Canterbury . Any info about him will be appreciated .<br /> He deserves the recognituon.<br /> <br /> The Dutchy Brothers band was one of the most popular bands with the youth of T&amp;T in the late fifties into the sixties. The Dutchy Brothers - "Chopin's Piano Bolero" tag:whensteeltalks.ning.com,2013-07-20:2534462:Video:370669 2013-07-20T02:36:08.562Z Glenroy R Joseph https://whensteeltalks.ning.com/profile/NH_Trini <a href="https://whensteeltalks.ning.com/video/the-dutchy-brothers-chopin-s-piano-bolero"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2971023903?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>The Dutchy Brothers of San Fernando, Trinidad were the sons of an Immigrant from a neighboring Dutch colony, a saxophone player called Leonard "Dutchy " De Vlugt.<br></br> <br></br> As children, they were musical prodigies, regularly appearing on children musical radio shows (Auntie Kay's show, for example), and as they grew, their band became one of the top dance bands… <a href="https://whensteeltalks.ning.com/video/the-dutchy-brothers-chopin-s-piano-bolero"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2971023903?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />The Dutchy Brothers of San Fernando, Trinidad were the sons of an Immigrant from a neighboring Dutch colony, a saxophone player called Leonard "Dutchy " De Vlugt.<br /> <br /> As children, they were musical prodigies, regularly appearing on children musical radio shows (Auntie Kay's show, for example), and as they grew, their band became one of the top dance bands in the Caribbean during the fifties and sixties.<br /> <br /> For the most part, the band included brothers Pete, the leader, on saxophone, Orville on guitar, Eugene on bass , Ottmar on keyboards, Rudolph on drums along with other musicians.<br /> <br /> The focal point of much of the Dutchys' music was their gifted pianist, Ottmar De Vlugt.<br /> <br /> A skilled and demonstrative player, he would mesmerize observers with his antics and expressions as he aggressively mastered the keyboards.<br /> <br /> The Dutchy brothers Band of San Fernando was a dominant force on the Trinidad music scene for years, and brought much joy to music lovers and party people of that era.<br /> <br /> Here is the Dutchy Brothers version of "Chopin's Piano Bolero", featuring Ottmar De Vlugt on piano The Dutchy Brothers "Caremelos"' tag:whensteeltalks.ning.com,2011-11-29:2534462:Video:212789 2011-11-29T02:57:26.430Z Glenroy R Joseph https://whensteeltalks.ning.com/profile/NH_Trini <a href="https://whensteeltalks.ning.com/video/the-dutchy-brothers-caremelos"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2970994993?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>From their compilation "Dutchy Brothers - #1 Band from the 60s, Caremelos was one of their biggest hits in Trinidad in the early sixties.<br></br> <br></br> The Latin Calypso sound was very popular in Trinidad and Tobago in the nineteen fifties and sixties, and one of the biggest hits of that era was "Caremelos" by the Dutchy Brothers.<br></br> <br></br> Led by Pete De Vlugt on saxophone,… <a href="https://whensteeltalks.ning.com/video/the-dutchy-brothers-caremelos"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2970994993?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />From their compilation "Dutchy Brothers - #1 Band from the 60s, Caremelos was one of their biggest hits in Trinidad in the early sixties.<br /> <br /> The Latin Calypso sound was very popular in Trinidad and Tobago in the nineteen fifties and sixties, and one of the biggest hits of that era was "Caremelos" by the Dutchy Brothers.<br /> <br /> Led by Pete De Vlugt on saxophone, the band included his brothers Orville on guitar, and Ottmar , a pianist whose virtuosity often led the band musically.<br /> <br /> The Dutchy Brothers band was one of the most popular bands with the youth of T&amp;T in the late fifties into the sixties.