Caruth and the Kaiso Waves Band have been contracted to provide
musical accompaniment for Klassic Ruso Tent during the Carnival
This was announced in a statement from Trinbago Unified Calypsonians
Organisations north zone arm which owns and manages
The band has been with the tent since 2000, and over the years
has developed a solid working relationship with both the management
of Klassic Ruso and its senior cast members.
Band leader Caruth is a saxophonist, musical arranger, composer
and music educator who holds an masters in the teaching
of music. He received his musical education in the Defence
Force between 1962 and 1968.
He attended the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, Manhattan
School of Music, New York Jazz Mobile Workshop and Herbert
H Lehman College of the University of New York.
As an educator he has taught music at Abraham Lincoln High
School in Brooklyn, New York.
He returned to Trinidad in 1983 and joined the teaching service.
Klassic Ruso Tent is headed by Allrounder who has held the
calypso king of the world title on a number of occasions.
He is ably supported by Contender, Manchild, (Young King title
2002), Versatile and calypso queens Lady Wonder, Shirlane
Hendrickson and Marva Mc Kenzie.