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Soldiers of Jah Army

An American reggae band that fall between your rock sound of Rebelution as well as the even more traditional sound of acts like Midnite, Soldiers of Jah Military (or SOJA) are an eight-piece group hailing from Arlington, Virginia. Produced in 1997 by senior high school close friends and music artists …

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Jason Robinson

A saxophonist, improviser, composer, and instructor, Jason Robinson is schooled in jazz and experimental music. A founding person in the San Diego-based Trummerflora Collective and creator of the tiny artist-owned record label Circumvention Music, he’s mostly energetic in innovative jazz like a innovator, but his sideman responsibilities have included Western …

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Fortunate Youth

Veterans of other rings who have all jumped dispatch, Fortunate Youngsters were formed primarily from the Rude Youngster Roots crew and also other South Bay reggae regulars who have attended open-mike evenings in Hermosa Seaside. This year 2010 they produced their formal debut using the Up-Lifted EP, while their aptly …

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Wally Warning

A diverse singer/songwriter who openly roams in one genre to some other, Wally Warning was created in Aruba, where he learned to try out the four-string acoustic guitar referred to as the cuatro. At age 17 he shifted to European countries and documented “The World Requirements Like,” an early-’80s strike …

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Martin Jondo

Blessed in Berlin to a Korean mom and a German dad, vocalist Martin Jondo found reggae music because of a teenage curiosity about Rastafari lifestyle. In 2002 he became a member of potential German reggae superstar Gentleman on tour, much less a musician but being a merchandiser offering T-shirts towards …

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Blue King Brown

A socially conscious reggae, Afro-beat, Latin, R&B, funk, and percussion-based metropolitan roots band away of Melbourne, Australia, Blue Ruler Dark brown are centered around their active lead singer Natalie Pa’apa’a, recently referred to as Nattali Rize, as well as the songwriting group of Rize and bassist Carlo Santone. The music …

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Kevin Kinsella

Kevin Kinsella uncovered the music of Bob Marley during his childhood, motivating him to create reggae music group Tribulations while going to college in Boston in the past due ’80s. After liberating a 45 rpm solitary and two cassettes, the group’s full-length debut, The Gate, found its way to 1992, …

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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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