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'AC' Frett putting in his lot to tourism through music

Mr Alred 'AC' Frett has been providing musical entertainment at the Noel Lloyd Positive Movement Park. He said the initiative has been attracting locals as well as tourists alike. "I usually have an open mic that anyone can come and sing along," he said, adding that it's "nothing Formal." Photo: VINO
When Virgin Islands News Online's roving reporters passed by recently we were drawn by the melodious singing of Rosee Smith, a resident who during her lunch break stopped by to pull a few tunes. Photo: VINO
When Virgin Islands News Online's roving reporters passed by recently we were drawn by the melodious singing of Rosee Smith, a resident who during her lunch break stopped by to pull a few tunes. Photo: VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Noel Lloyd Positive Action Movement Park is one of several public facilities around the VI. Almost every moment persons can be seen making use of the facility, either to have lunch or a snack, social gathering or even for moments of inspiration.

For Mr. Alred Frett, there is so much more that can be done in terms of the utilisation of the park. This has given birth to a smart idea which he as taken on. Every Thursday, during lunch break "Until they decide to remove me," Mr. Frett said in a burst of laughter. Its something he started not less than three months ago.

According to Frett, "Its just a matter of utilising the Park instead of it being dormant there." He said that the musical entertainment has been attracting locals as well as tourists alike. "I usually have an open mic that anyone can come and sing along," he said, adding that it's "nothing Formal."

He sees this as a way of him contributing back to society. 

When Virgin Islands News Online's roving reporters passed by recently we were drawn by the melodious singing of Rosee Smith, a resident who during her lunch break stopped by to pull a few tunes. Also there was a man called 'King Man' and once you are a person with a love of soul, you couldn't pass without stopping to enjoy the music just for a moment.

Mr. Frett is a Medical Imaging Technician by profession but delights in sharing his passion for music as a form of social therapy. 

In addition to his Thursday entertainment in the park, Mr Frett and others play every Sunday at brunch at Village Cay and for approximately ten years now they have been entertaining and providing musical therapy for the elderly at the Adina Donovan Home. 

For Mr. Frett, this is his way of contributing to the tourism industry in the Territory. He sings as well as plays the keyboard.   

7 Responses to “'AC' Frett putting in his lot to tourism through music”

  • mother hen (22/12/2012, 14:59) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    go rosy
  • Nice (22/12/2012, 19:21) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    This is a really welcoming treat to the park.
  • fred (22/12/2012, 23:14) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    I was in the park today and was disgusted by how people could leave their soda cans and food containers on the ground when they finished with them. We really got a set of nasty people here
    • bbc (23/12/2012, 04:03) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      Please my fellow Virgin Islanders let peace abound this holiday season
  • sleep (23/12/2012, 11:39) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    good to see frett found something productive to do from all the radio morning noon and night saying the whole world is against he!
  • drive (23/12/2012, 16:23) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    good job Mr. frett some will wish you disappear from public life but tell them you not going any where soon...


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