February 1st, 2011 09:57 EST
Reggae Legends Step Into The Light "Best Friend Girl"
Internationally celebrated roots reggae troubadour Andru Branch has united some of Jamaica`s greatest reggae legends. On the eve of his brand new album Step Into The Light comes the dawn of the
HALFWAY TREE ALL STARS.
Studio One pioneer, Soul Vendor Brian Bassie " Atkinson on bass
Original Hit Squad drummer Tony Raffa " White on drums
Toots & the Maytals` Bernie Pitters on keyboards
Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers` Earl Chinna " Smith on guitar
Original Halfway Tree guitarist Tomaz Moose " Jardim on guitar
Bob Marley & the Wailers` Alvin Seeco " Patterson on percussion
Roots Radics` trombonist Everald Gayle on trombone
Hit Squad virtuoso Isax Injah on saxophone
The Ukeladies` Selah Koile and Katharine Langille on backing vocals
This incredible line up will be touring beginning in May.
JUNO-nominated recording artist Andru Branch recorded the new album with the illustrious Halfway Tree reggae band, including Studio One Bassie " Brian Atkinson. Reminiscent of the golden era of reggae music, Step Into The Light is a concept album that captures the depth of Branch`s lyricism, masterfully blending influences from latin to Zeppelin.