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b. Melville O’Connor, 18 Might 1968, Kingston, Jamaica, Western Indies. O’Connor’s preliminary aspirations like a vocalist started when he was students at Kingston’s University of Further Education. On attaining his skills he immigrated to Rochester, NY, USA. In 1982 his status as a reliable performer bought him to the eye from the US-based maker, Roydale Anderson, who was simply suitably impressed when he captured Jah Mel carrying out inside a dancehall design around the Zodiac AUDIO SYSTEM. Influenced by his unique vocal technique Anderson instantly took him towards the documenting studio. The classes were documented in Jamaica and had been compiled for launch on his 1985 debut Watchful Eye. Anderson recruited users of the initial Wailers music group who provided the rhythms including, Carlton Barrett (drums), Aston ‘Familyman’ Barrett (bass acoustic guitar) and Earl Lindo (keyboards). In 1990, Jah Mel documented ‘Don’t Become Cruel’, filled with accompanying promo video. The video was greeted with crucial acclaim from the media, as well as the recognition led to the brief film getting showcased on the united states television program Reggae Solid. Although Jah Mel is really a soloist his regular support band, offering Dean Miller (bass electric guitar), Tony Hillier (drums), Tim ‘Moog’ (keyboards) and Charlie Curran (support vocals/percussion), were improperly regarded as part of an organization executing under that name. Jah Mel taken care of notoriety with several strikes including ‘Popular, Great And Vicious’ (with R Ruff) and ‘Obtain Prepared’ (with Tempo Manufacturer), alongside the single strike ‘Ruff For Years’. Jah Mel performed conscientious lyrics over widespread rhythms, which led to inevitable comparisons using the affiliate marketer First Born Administration performer Jah Mali. The record was popular in European countries and fulfilled with considerable authorization. Following its launch, nevertheless, Jah Mel withdrew from his musical pursuits.

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Full Name Jahmel
Music Songs Wipe The Tears, The Manue, No Love In Their Hearts, Jah Is My King, Sufferers Song, Real Dance Hall, Interlude - 'Flowers n' Bloom', Little Herb, No Love in the City, Roots Wine & Roses, Love Is For Two, Special Invitation, Love Ballad, Jamdown Whats Up, J.R.E.A.M., R U X Perienced, Lanlard, Your Turn for a Broken Heart, Natty Dread, My Father's House, Straight Shotz, Chatty Chatty, Island Queen, Feel High, Love Ballad, Reggae Mik, Money Gone, Girl Like Mine, Love Ballad, R&B Mik, Intro. - 'In The Beginning, Birds Have Nests, Here I Come, Ooh Mama
Albums Reflections, Roots Wine & Roses, Timeless, Jahmel

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39 to Go 2014 TV Series camera operator - 4 episodes
Cru 2014 camera utility
Where the Devil Lies 2013 Short camera pa
Ghost in the Machine 2012/I Short first assistant camera
Underground Story 2011 Short chief lighting technician
Retina 2011 Short gaffer
The Faithful 2011/I Short dolly grip
Melissa 2010/I Short gaffer



Cru 2014 co-producer
Just the Two of Us 2013 TV Movie co-producer
Sean Murphy: I Believe 2012 Video short producer



G.I.R.L. 2013 Short
The United Colors of Amani 2013 TV Series

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