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The Catch A Fire Project – Gary Crosby Of Jazz Jamaica Talks

With Jazz Jamaica he preceded the current wave of Big band ska projects by some fifteen years. Now Gary Crosby has taken this a step further and created an even bigger version of the band to recreate Bob Marley’s Catch A Fire album as Jazz Jamaica Allstars, a 31-piece orchestra which is augmented by different choirs at their live concerts.

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The Bim Skala Bim Interview

Their live performances on borrowed instruments during a UK tour in 1988 are still legendary. Now Bim Skala Bim from Boston in the USA come back in a big way. With two new albums during the summer of 2013. REGGAE STEADY SKA got the details in the interview with singer Dan Vitali.

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Dennis Alcapone – The World’s First Singjay

The man is full of surprises. A hard-working musician since the early 1960s, Dennis Alcapone still dreams about going to far away places in the interview you are about to read. To all the promoters especially in Mexico, Canada and Africa: “Don’t miss out on the world’s first singjay.”

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The Lee Thompson Interview

In the wake of the Lee Thompson Ska Orchestra’s album release “The Benevolence Of Sister Mary Ignatius”, we were happy to catch Lee Thompson (of Madness) for an interview.

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Back In Action, Ready To Fight The Power!

Together with other pioneers like Potato 5, the Trojans or the (original) Hotknives, Maroon Town were part of a wave of exciting new Ska bands who rejuvenated the global Ska scene as what became to be known as “Third Wave Ska”.

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Interview with Comic Strip From Singapore

Comic Strip is fighting the good fight, helping keep the ska scene alive in Singapore. With the release of their new CD, Finally…The First Album, …

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The Stranger Cole Interview

In recent years the Jamaican singer and songwriter also gained some fame as the narrator in the film “Rocksteady – The Roots Of Reggae.”

Hepcat – What’s Going On

If there is one post 2-Tone band every serious Ska fan truly adores it must surely be Hepcat.

Hollie Cook – Strictly LOVE

Her father was the drummer of the Sex Pistols, her mother sang in Culture Club and Boy George is her godfather. Meet Hollie Cook…

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