Blog Archive, October 2023

October 23, 2023

It’s hard to believe Dr. Len ‘Boogsie’ Sharpe hits 70 next week. He has kept his youthful exuberance, and his output remains undiminished. Boogsie has written more pan music than even Dr. Ray Holman, another icon who most influenced him.

We’re happy to see that his entry into the golden years will be marked by a 70th Birthday Jam and Party. At Phase II’s Woodbrook Pan Theatre, Boogsie’s cathedral of music, Exodus and Skiffle will join their host for what is sure to be a memorable celebration.

Our history with Boogsie goes back to the 1970's, when he began arranging for Moods Pan Groove in Brooklyn. At the time, we arranged…