Remembering Cardinal Rex Jim Lawson
Even after his tragic death, almost every generation of Nigerian musicians have recreated the songs of Cardinal Rex Jim Lawson.
“We believe he will live forever through his music…”
At Séki Dance Drama Foundation, it is still a work in progress on our “Once Upon A Time In Port Harcourt” Broadway Musical called -The Cardinal
THE CARDINAL is a musical drama production from the Creators of Séki Dance Drama that chronicles, celebrates and commemorates the sterling strides and evergreen rhythms of the great Osima Rex Jim lawson, the unsung King and Cardinal of Highlife Music across Africa.
THE CARDINAL is a Niger Delta Dance Culture Tourism Theatre Performance that communicates the colours of the Niger-Delta heritage rhythms and dance.
The project takes a time- capsule to recapture, relive and re-ignite the socio-cultural impact narratives of a creative-collosus who wove timeless heritage impact rhythms that resonates with the drums of the African dream that speaks peace, prosperity and unity in diversity.
THE CARDINAL is a period piece Performance Art production that curates the Port Harcourt city Highlife Music Economy of the late 60’s and early 70’s.
A generation of Heritage Rhythms that celebrated the sonorous serenades of outstanding culture music savants like Prince David Bull and the Professional Seagulls Band, Boma Bonnie, Ben Jack, Fubara Sekibo, King Sunny Brown, Jerry Demu, Easy Kabaka, Brown and the momentous melodies of the Maestro; Cardinal Rex Jim Lawson.