The Reggaestra With “Tribute to Bunny Wailer”

Music City USA is all about music, and that is “all things music.” In downtown Nashville you’ll find several hip hopping venues featuring some of today’s most popular artists. Reggae music is one of popular genres that has a certain eclectic appeal.

Artist Reggaestra would fit nicely into one of these appealing venues with their latest release “Tribute to Bunny Wailer.” Bunny Wailer was a 3 time Grammy Award winner and was considered of the greatest in reggae music history. He was an original member of a group that at one time included Bob Marley and Peter Tosh.

Picstitch, Grammy-nominated producer and celebrated Roots Reggae artist has the lead in The Reggaestra on this outstanding full-length album in honor of legendary artist Bunny Wailer.

The collection features 14 classic tracks, all performed by musician who have followed and maintained their careers in Roots Reggae history.

Press quote:

Lots of heart and soul went into the making of this smooth-sounding reggae album. Plenty of highlights are present in this 14 track tribute, from the bass-y “Dream Land”, to the feel-good “Don Dadda”. There’s plenty to pick from, but you’ll want to sample everything. ~Rob Perez, Movie Boozer.com~

If you love reggae music your going to truly enjoy the music on this collection and maybe even search for a part of history to add to your collection by adding Buddy Wailer along with this album to your music collection.

Artist quote:

“I was approached by the Solomonic Reggaestra and they informed me that they are planning to record a tribute album for their lead singer Bunny Wailer who at the time was falling ill and could not perform. I was asked to step in and cover some of his iconic hits. I took the opportunity right away and the rest was history!”

Musicians:
Picstitch, Lead singer
Danny Axeman, bass guitar
Keith Sterlyn, Keyboard
Aubrey Manning, Drums
Barry Bailey, Trombone
Craig Henry, Trumpet
Tafane Buchsaecab, Saxophone

The artist presents in the style of Roots Reggae and is similar to other reggae artists such as Bob Marley, Bunny Wailer, Albarosie, Black Uhu

Press quote:

Disciples of roots reggae will find themselves enthralled by The Reggaestra’s Tribute to Bunny Wailer, an impressive collection of luscious reggae. ~Randall Radic, tattoo.com~

Filled with brass tones that you find as a staple of roots reggae and a strolling rhythm this album feels complete and shares the essence of a great musician who was a major influence on the industry. “Mr. Collie Man” features tantalizing keyboards and super gleaming horns. Splendid vocal harmonies bring the essence of the music and lyrics to a warm and inviting fusion of luxury.

Wailer, whose legal name was Neville Livingston, passed away in March of this year was remembered as a warrior, a true artist who fought for the pursuit of what he felt of was right in bring roots reggae music to the forefront and to the world. In 2017 he was awarded the Order of Merit for his contributions to popular music. The Order of Merit is the fourth-highest honor in Jamaica. His talent and the mark he left behind will be remembered through infinity.

For more information check out the following links:

Artist Contact Email: picaxestitch@gmail.com
Radio Recommendations: Ram dancehall, Don dadda, Ballroom floor

For online information:
Website: https://picstitchreggae.com/home
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/picstitchreggae/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/picstitchreggae/
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/thereggaestra/sets/tr
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1uYchWywmA
Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiEiMdue

 

 

 

About Sherryl Craig 407 Articles
Sherryl is a Senior Writer and Assistant Editor with Nashville Music Guide and her blog, Lyrics N Legends has been featured since 2012. Her articles has graced the cover and have appeared as feature stories in the NMG print edition. She is also a member of WMMW, Women of Music Music of Women, a non-profit organization in support of women in the music industry. WMMW also appears here in Nashville Music Guide.

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