• Search
    Jamaicans.com News and Events

Tosh Meets Marley – Classic Roots Reggae Legends Performing Bob Marley’s Song Collection At The Truckee River Park In Truckee , August 1, 2009, Truckee

Spread the love

Original members of Peter Tosh¹s band and Bob Marley¹s Wailers merge together to bring reggae fans the best reggae music on the circuit today performing hit after hit at The Truckee Reggae In The Park on Saturday, August 1. The Truckee Regional Park is located off Highway 267 on Brockway Drive near old downtown Truckee. Gates are at 6pm and the opening band Truckee Tribe start at 7pm. Curfew is at 10pm so don¹t be late!
The festival boasts excellent food, a dance floor and a beer garden. Tickets are $20 in advance and can be purchased at Joby¹s, New Moon, Mad About Music, Tahoe Hemp and Recyled Records or online at www.renegadeshows.com <http://www.renegadeshows.com> , tickets.com and jambasetickets.com.
Fully Fullwood was a member of Peter Tosh¹s band Word, Sound and Power and originator and leader of the Soul Syndicate Band. Now he¹s heading up one of the most powerful touring acts in reggae music featuring a star-studded cast (including Bob Marley¹s Junior Mervin!)
Bandleader Fully Fullwood is one of the most popular and well-known bass players in the world, has worked and recorded with almost every single major artist out of Jamaica. His Orap-sheet¹ reads like a who¹s who of the twentieth century¹s most important musical artists. Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Michael Rose, Mikey Dread, The Mighty Diamonds, Black Uhuru, Joe Higgs, Dennis Brown, Gregory Isaacs, Frankie Paul, Big Youth, U-Roy, Sister Carol, John Holt, Judy Mowatt, Ken Booth, Andrew Tosh, Del Roy Wilson, and many more have utilized the outstanding talents of this absolutely amazing Composer, Producer and Musician.
The originator and leader of the OSoul Syndicate Band¹, Fully has the distinction of also being an original member of reggae superstar Peter Tosh’s famous band, OWord, Sound and Power² and whom he recorded with and toured with extensively until the singer¹s untimely passing.
A true Ooriginal and never to be duplicated², FULLY FULLWOOD is the main engine that drives the music and band of the ³TOSH meets MARLEY² Tour. Be sure to keep an eye out for Fully¹s new album ³FULLY LOADED² out soon!SS
With a music career spanning over thirty years, TONY CHIN is a true founding father of reggae music Born in Kingston and raised in Trenchtown and Greenwich Farm, Tony’s career started off in the Rocksteady era of the late 1960s and progressed into reggae in the 1970s as an original member of the legendary Soul Syndicate band.
It is hard to imagine a chart-topping song that Tony Chin didn’t perform on. Artists that Tony has played with include Bob Marley, Dennis Brown, Burning Spear, Johnny Clarke, Don Carlos, Gregory Isaacs, Freddie McGregor, Judy Mowatt among countless others. Tony Chin was prominent in creating the ‘flyers’ rhythm guitar style that become such a craze in reggae with classic songs such as Johnny Clarke’s “Move Out Of Babylon” and Dennis Brown’s “Cassandra”. 1996 found Tony reuniting with legendary Soul Syndicate founder/bass player George ‘Fully’ Fullwood in California and as “The Fully Fullwood Band” they continue to provide the rock solid rhythmic support required by today’s top reggae singers.
Jawge Hughes is a native of the tropical isle of St. Thomas and his fantastic personality and prowess on keyboards allowed him to have toured with many well-known reggae musicians.
His talent is a long musical exploration, from Upfull Ska sounds, Dance hall rhythms, Fusion Reggae to the deadly one-drop Roots Reggae style. A level of talent that one would expect from the best who through the Fully Fullwood Band brings a wealth of experience to the  Tosh Meets Marley Tour.   Jawge says,  OI always try to be adventurous with music. Keeping it simple, but there is always some challenging surprises in it.”
Former Black Uhuru member and now lead guitarist and vocalist with the Tosh meets Marley Tour, Vince has joined this new tour, which appear as Ocolors on a canvas¹ that he compares to classical painting.
The driving bass of Fully Fullwood and legendary rhythm guitarist Tony Chin are powerful and booming, carrying Vince¹s distinctive guitar and voice to a colorful mixture of melody and cool vibes. Vince works his music, experiments with it, dissects it and expects a lot of himself. His warm and sensual guitar adds a touch of realism to the Tosh meets Marley material he warmly refers to as Oa tribute to one of reggae¹s all time greatest souls¹.
One of the most talented and experienced drummers to have ever raised a stick against a drum skin and cymbals, Karl Wright began a lasting career at a very early age and is not only one of the most proficient stickmen in the world today but also has the God-given ability to sing like an Angel which he does faithfully during the Peter Tosh Celebration Tour set. ³Sticking² to his craft and practicing faithfully has proved very successful for him, having led him to stints with many famous bands such as the Maxi Priest Band and has performed and toured with many top reggae artist including Dennis Brown, Culture, Marcia Griffiths, Gregory Isaacs, Freddie McGregor, Sugar Minot, Eek A Mouse, Nahki, Shabba Ranks, Junior Reid, Shaggy, and Super Cat.

Spread the love
Written by
Staff Writer
View all articles
Instagram has returned empty data. Please authorize your Instagram account in the plugin settings .
Written by Staff Writer