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Published on April 28th, 2014 | by Joachim

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The Big Takeover – Children Of The Rhythm

The story of The Big Takeover began when singer NeeNee Rushie moved from her native Jamaica to New Paltz (New York) to go to college in 2007. Not sure, whether she and her band mates did a lot of studying ever since. As of now, the band has accumulated more than 500 shows, most notably opening for The Wailers in Poughkeepsie. The Big Takeover’s mix of rocksteady, roots reggae, ska and then some has also been brought to three albums. The current one is called “Children Of The Rhythm” and was released on 21 January, 2014.
– A fantastic singer that sounds modern and old school at the same time,
– Original sounds and tunes:
What do you want more?

Check the Big Takeover’s soundcloud profile for more tunes.

line-up:
Nee Nee Rushie – Lead Vocal
Rob Kissner – Bass
Andrew Vogt – Trombone
Chas Montrose – Saxophone
Lora Cohan – Keyboard
Jose Lopez- Guitar
Hector Becerra – Drums

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About the Author

With his Ska band The Braces (1984-1991, 2000-2006) Joachim Uerschels released three albums for Unicorn, Pork Pie and Mad Butcher Records. He lives in Cologne, Germany as a writer and musician. He's currently writing songs for the first album of his Acoustic Ska project Joe Scholes



One Response to The Big Takeover – Children Of The Rhythm

  1. Could be the America’s answer to The Delegators?

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