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Sly Dunbar

The foundations of Jamaica’s drumming style were set with the innovative playing of Sly Dunbar (born: Lowell Fillmore Dunbar). As one-half from the Riddim Twins, Dunbar became a member of with bassist Robbie Shakespeare to supply the tempo section and/or creation for recordings by reggae performers including Peter Tosh, Dark …

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Willi Williams

Willi Williams was among roots reggae’s important performers during its energetic and productive ’70s heyday, though he worked being a manufacturer and performer prior to and lengthy after, growing combined with the ever-turning tide of Jamaican music. Williams emerged onto the Studio room One picture in 1966, documenting a track …

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Groundation

North California-based reggae group Groundation were shaped by guitarist/singer/lyricist Harrison Stafford, keyboardist Marcus Urani, and bassist Ryan Newman in 1998. All of those other band personnel offers fluctuated. By 2009, it included a horn section comprising David “Diesel” Chachere (trumpet), Kelsey Howard (trombone), and Dr. Jason Robinson (saxophone), aswell as …

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Julian Marley

The son of reggae legend Bob Marley and Lucy Pounder, Julian Marley was raised from his half-brothers Ziggy and Damian, having been raised in Britain with his mom. He still been to his dad and Rita Marley in Jamaica, and by 1989 became involved with Ziggy and Stephen Marley’s creation …

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Junior Reid

Junior Reid found himself in a hard spot when he joined up with Dark Uhuru in 1986. He changed Michael Rose, who got become very popular like a longtime Uhuru contributor. Though essentially an excellent vocalist, Reid’s design was so near Rose’s that he didn’t set up his own identification. …

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Dr. Israel

A Brooklyn-based designer influenced by dub reggae aswell as jungle and drum’n’bass, Dr. Israel offers toured Europe many times and made an appearance on several compilations, including both quantities of Crooklyn Dub Consortium. He in addition has released the single records 7 Stories of Israel (1996) and then Stage (1997), …

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Fat Eyes

Fat Eyes isn’t only the name of an extremely effective Jamaican dancehall reggae label, but also the name of the production group that is the owner of it, Colin “Bulby” Youkat and Lynford “Fatta” Marshall. Both Youkat and Marshall got knowledge in the engineer’s seat in the early-’90s, dealing with …

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Lee “Scratch” Perry

Some contact him a genius, others state he’s certifiably insane, a madman. Truth is usually, he’s both, but moreover, Lee Perry is usually a towering physique in reggae — a maker, mixer, and songwriter who, along with Ruler Tubby, helped form the audio of dub and produced reggae music such …

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Israel Vibration

A full time income lesson in fortitude, the vocal trio of Cecil “Skeleton” Spence, Albert “Apple Gabriel” Craig, and Lascelle “Wiss” Bulgin overcame adversity, illness, and poverty to be among the finest origins organizations in Jamaica’s history. All three have been suffering from polio and 1st became acquainted, albeit briefly, …

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Sly & Robbie

Theirs may be the best musical relationship, a collaboration that, once formed, re-etched the landscape of not only Jamaican music, however the whole world’s. Such hyperbole is certainly oftentimes rolled out by promotion devices whenever two musical abilities come together, however in the situation of drummer Sly Dunbar and bassist …

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