Word up! Shout out for the Reggae School in – Hawaii, classes in 2009
You’re invited to attend Reggae school! An institution created to spread the skill and vibes to play I-level reggae music and unite people of all races and cultures in a reggae vibration, spreading the knowledge of how to play and create authentic reggae throughout the Pacific region and elsewhere.
Our first event is a one week long workshop, January 12-18 2009 at our home base, Steelgrass farm and recording Studio on the Island of Kaua’i, Hawaii.
We will be teaching ear training, harmony, ensembles,instrumental lessons, vocals and more. We are accepting musicians of all levels, from Beginner to Advanced, and will be teaching all the conceivable instruments of the reggae band including: Guitar, Bass, Drums, Bingi/percussion, Vocals, Horns, and piano/keyboards
–Matt Jenson, (Berklee College of Music Bob Marley Ensemble) Keys/Organ/Improv –Tuff Lion, (Midnite, I-Grade, Bambu Station) Guitar/Ensemble/Vocals/Production –Roger Steffens, (Author, reggae archivist and Founder of Beat Magazine) Reggae History –Gabe Jones, Vocals/Drums/Ear Training/Theory –Will Lydgate, Bass/Ear Training Theory/Coordinator –Danny Mo, (Berklee College of Music Bass Professor) Bass/Ensemble –Jack Miller, (Reggae Music Pioneer, Film Producer) Songwriting/Reggae history