CASSAVA PIECE * AGUSTOS PABLO * HOT STUFF * JA
Known for what has been called the "Far East sound'', haunting, minor-key tunes with sparse lines played on the melodica, Augustus Pablo, who played a major roll in pioneering Dub music, was a gifted musician and arranger who died tragically young in 1999. Like many of the great names in Jamaican music he began working professionally at a very young age, he was a self taught pianist who became a Rastafarian while still a teenager, it was through his Rastafarian brethren that he met Bob Marley who brought him into the recording studio to play on some of the Wailers recordings.
See also Pablo Meets Mr Basie
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