is Britain's reggae maestro. He has been working as a musician, producer, writer, and arranger on countless reggae, punk, pop and rock albums. His production credits range from artists such as Fela Kuti to The Pop Group and Bananarama. His dub albums were an inspiration to the likes of Adrian Sherwood and Mad Professor. And his band Matumbi, which he founded in 1971 was the pioneering reggae group of England.
The Dub Band / Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra / Working Vibes / Spahni’s Dub Dancers / The Reggaetarians
Linton Kwesi Johnson: «Mi Revalueshanary Fren» / Stephen Foehr: «Dancing with Fidel» / Lloyd Bradley: «Bass Culture: When Reggae Was King» / Justina Wokoma: «Acts Of Inspiration» / Jeff Savage: «Muhammad Ali: The Greatest»
Popeye / Fred Flinstone / Tom & Jerry / Homer Simpson
Bridgetown / London / Tokyo / Lille / Pisa
Mauby / Spirulina / carrott juice / June plum / Bajan Rum
The wheel / The bathroom / the airplane / the internet / solar panel
Harp / Berimbow / piano / bass guitar / steel pan
Echoes / Race Today / Practical Electronics / Sound / Private Eye
slippers / telephone / guitar / car / iPod
The loss of my four grandparents and favourite aunts and uncles.
a good gig / massage / subtle advances / well shaped figure / red wine
Public Transport / Parks / availability of variety of food / 24 hour shopping / live gigs
Top Gear / My wife & Kids / Moesha / Eastenders / Panorama
touring worldwide / marrying / becoming a father / penning a number one song