Island Head reggae band/musicians

“Punky Reggae Party” by Island Head band/musicians Here is what Pat McKay, SiriusXM program director for channel 42 “The Joint” said; “Island Head is an important project to reggae. It’s always great to have substantive, high art.  This work contributes to reggae’s growth. Reminds others of what it really is and what is still possible.  I feel so especially blessedContinue reading “Island Head reggae band/musicians”

“So Much Trouble In The World” by Island Head Musicians

If you have been hearing the instrumental version of “So Much Trouble In The World” by Island Head Musicians on SiriusXM channel 42 “The Joint” (reggae channel) then, you have found the right place. Island Head reggae band will come together for a rare live performance on Wednesday July 24.  The band plays a veryContinue reading ““So Much Trouble In The World” by Island Head Musicians”

Island Head’s David Frank interview

David Frank, Island Head’s keyboard player was interviewed on Pacifica Radio in Los Angeles, Ca on KPFK.  Chuck Foster is the host of the show “Reggae Central” which is heard on Sundays.  The show airs from 2pm – 4pm PST on 90.7 FM in Los Angeles, 98.7 FM Santa Barbara, 93.7 North San Diego andContinue reading “Island Head’s David Frank interview”

Island Head – “Punky Reggae Party”

ISLAND HEAD – “PUNKY REGGAE PARTY” 1 – I Shot The Sheriff (Bob Marley) 2 – So Much Trouble In The World (Bob Marley) 3 – Reggae Island (Billy Messinetti & Don Harris) 4 – Wake Up And Live (Bob Marley) 5 – Get Up Stand Up (Bob Marley & Peter Tosh) 6 – PunkyContinue reading “Island Head – “Punky Reggae Party””

Sounds of the Caribbean – Are you an Island Head?

Keith Rowe of Z889 radio is the host of Sounds of the Caribbean radio show.  He plays the best of roots reggae, lover’s rock, dancehall and soca music.  Since April 1995, Keith’s show has been a beacon on the airwaves warming the South Jersey and Philadelphia areas with Caribbean styles.  Lately, Mr. Rowe has beenContinue reading “Sounds of the Caribbean – Are you an Island Head?”

Island Head album review

Jammin’ Reggae Archives has reviewed the album “Punky Reggae Party”. What’s wrong with a band that releases an album comprised of six instrumental versions of Bob Marley songs and one original? Nothing, as far as I can see and hear.  (Click the link to continue reading) http://www.niceup.com/reviews/reviews.html

SiriusXM Satellite Radio plays Island Head

SiriusXM Satellite Radio station “The Joint” is the quintessential reggae radio station.  The station recently started playing “So Much Trouble In The World” from the Island Head album “Punky Reggae Party”.  The station’s program director Pat McKay said; “I feel so especially blessed to share this brilliant work with our audience.” Pat has been partContinue reading “SiriusXM Satellite Radio plays Island Head”

Amazon MP3 Music “Reggae Island” Customer Review

The band assembled is a who`s who of sidemen formerly and currently with some of the biggest names in reggae, R&B and studio musicians. Andy Bassford (guitar), Mikey ‘Mao’ Chung (guitar), Billy Messinetti (drums) Don Harris (trumpet), David Frank (keyboards), Timmy Cappello (sax),  and Neil Jason (bass). Their first single “Reggae Island” is a mediumContinue reading “Amazon MP3 Music “Reggae Island” Customer Review”

Punky Reggae Party album review

The reggae jamband Island Head, is getting a lot attention for their debut album “Punky Reggae Party”.  Bob Marley songs are re-worked into instrumentals that are destined to make these songs classics, again. Track 1:  “I Shot The Sheriff” has a groove that crosses dancehall and rock with strong rock guitars and jazzy saxophone.  SaxContinue reading “Punky Reggae Party album review”