MAJEK FASHEK (I AM NOT AFRAID)
|Description:||Reggae performer Majek Fashek knows what he wants, and like great soul, reggae, and Afro-beat leaders of yesteryear, particularly James Brown and Fela Kuti, Fashek gets what he wants. As a result, the lead track, “Let It Shine,” opens with the musician asking, “Do you feel Ire?” before horns kick in however many shots of brass he asks for. This is the type of music that hits you in the hips before anywhere else, fusing rock, African, Latin, and soul into a great, infectious blend. Other cornerstones like Marley are obvious, particularly in Fashek’s delivery. Just as enthralling and enticing is the jazzier, mid-tempo “Our Father,” which relies more on Fashek and some great horn accents. In a way it brings to mind “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic” by the Police. Footloose and fancy free, the island groove behind “Man of Sorrow” is excellent, encouraging you to sit back and relax for the next seven minutes and change. Its biggest asset is how easily the flow makes the song’s length s|
|Performers:||Majek Fashek (vocals, guitar, percussion); Dale Hauskins (lead,picking,rhythm guitars); James King , Paul Shapiro (saxophone); Paul Bernstein (trumpet); Josh Roseman (trombone); Jeremy Yeremanian (key|
|Instruments:||Vocals Bass Drums Percussion lead rhythm Guitars|
|Record Label:||Majek Fashek|
Added: Jun 3, 2012 Last update: Jun 3, 2012
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