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Jamaican ghetto songs will sound in Moscow

March 12 2006

Major distributors of positive vibrations in our country Reggae It s my Pozition organize spring festival of reggae.

At the concert, "Songs of the Jamaican ghetto made famous Moscow orchestra Com Patriotes Orchestra, as well as the St. Petersburg musicians - collective Dia Pozitive and ensemble Tribal Roots (headliners of the concert), headed by Ras Simeon (Dr. I - Bolit).

"The purpose of the concert - to show everyone who came that people who listen to reggae, should be interested not only hypnotic melodic foundation of this music, but also the very essence of a text message. After all, reggae without the text, carries meaning and, for the most part, the spiritual burden, not a reggae - in the sense that it should be understood "- say the organizers of the feast of reggae.

"As you know, Jamaica - the birthplace of reggae culture. A work's most famous native of the island, Bob Marley, still gives a positive charge. In their songs Marley clearly supports the idea of freedom and equality in the Jamaican ghetto. His music - like a prayer as a call - go ahead and do not stop. On this and will tell the alleged concert team. "

Moscow Group Com Patriotes Orchestra performs music in the style of afro dance. In the team, led by African singer and composer Mayor Joseph Mabayya, gathered musicians from different corners of the world, fated to find themselves in Moscow. In their joint works, they unite and develop the traditions of their peoples, so the music can be heard Com Patriotes weaved into a coherent whole African rumba and sukus, salsa, Spanish and Ukrainian gopak, Chinese opera and the Russian ditty.

Group Dia Pozitive in their songs they sing about the simple, understandable to everyone, things - about people, about love, about different life situations. The group has changed only this year: left percussionist Dryulya (Simba Vibration) and drummer Sergey.

At one time, Dia Pozitive participated in such festivals as: Ethnolife and Bob Marley. At this point the band members are preparing a new (songs 2005-2006.) Record which is held at the home studio of one of the musicians team Markscheider Kunst. The last time Dia Pozitive performed in Moscow last year at the festival "Bob Marley 60 years." The band was invited to the reggae festival in honor of the birthday Baba Marley, but due to changes in the composition of the team, the musicians could not come.

Tribal Roots style of its leader, Ras Simeon (Dr. I - Bolit) arbitrarily defines as a pair of jazz. Ras Simeon back in '86, he became known in local circles of fans of his style of reggae albums, recorded at home, which were popular at the First Leningrad rastamanov.

Their creativity Simeon later embodied in various musical projects. In 1998 he began working with one of the most exciting teams from St. Petersburg club scene Tribal Roots.

Since 2001, the backbone of the team was the St. Petersburg musicians acid jazz band Tribal Massive Orchestra, later joined by the leader of the dub band Samosad Bend Alexander Ulaev (Dub (Dub) - Afro-Caribbean psychedelic music based on the principle of sound subtraction - aut.). The updated composition of the team played in various clubs and reggae festivals in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Pskov, Petrozavodsk, Ekaterinburg and Kiev.In Moscow, they spent more than six years of concerts.

Concert "Songs of the Jamaican ghetto" will be held April 7 in Moscow club «Gogol 'in Stoleshnikov.


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