Back in the early 80s, reggae was really starting to take root in America, and one of the hot spots for it was Southern California. This next artist we had the privilege to interview, Kalani Kulcha, hails from San Diego, and grew up watching his uncle play bass… Read More
Born in Coastal NC, Carl Blackmon grew up on Oak Island. He loved reggae from an early age and was able to connect and play keyboards for some of the greats in reggae, such as The Itals and Culture. Carl currently lives in Wilmington NC, with his fiancee and two children. He plays keyboards for Signal Fire and The Give Thanks Band.
Based out of the Myrtle Beach area, this next artist we had the privilege to interview is a keyboard player extraordinaire who has left his mark in multiple genres. Mark Ackles has been a long-time player in the reggae music scene and has played with many of the greats, touring… Read More
When I think of this next bredren we had the privilege to interview, I think of warm keyboard sounds and music that stirs your spirit. Vincent “Biggs” James is a legendary reggae player who has inspired many with his commitment to quality while keeping the music alive and real… Read More
Bob Marley accurately said, “One good thing about music, when it hits you feel no pain.” These words ring true, and never more clearly with this next singer we had the opportunity to interview. Desi Hyson is the lead singer and keyboard player for the mighty reggae band,… Read More
One of the real musical giants in our area is bandleader/bassist for Crucial Fiya reggae band, Ralph Dujour, out of Raleigh, NC. Ralph plays with passion and to those who see him live, expresses the ground-up presence of the bass. For years, Ralph and his band, Crucial Fiya, have… Read More
When I first started learning keyboards as a teenager, I would hear stories from other musicians about this great keyboard player named “Peanut” who lives in Virginia and has played for all the reggae greats. Through the years, I heard the music he produced with singers, and would… Read More