“Music Is Life”
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Winners of Creative Loafings 2016 ‘Best Local Reggae Band’ in the Tampa Bay Area and recent 2nd place winners of Sarasota Herald-Tribune’s Best Local Entertainment for 2017. Jah Movement is made up of some of the best musicians in the South West Florida Region. Jah Movement Reggae Band (JMRB) has a glorifying sound where the individual talents of each member comes together and adds their style of talent to music.
Damie Caines former lead vocalist of popular band ‘Democracy’ provides his unique sounds that many local reggae artists can’t touch. Shantel Norman who is one of the most popular female vocalist in Southwest Florida can sing ANY genre of music and leave people with their mouths wide open. She has won many awards because of her talents. Drummy, Maurice Brown is one drummer that can sing and play drums at the same time. His high-pitched voice always keeps the women smiling. Lead Keyboardist and Vocalist, Dougie Gresham is the music director of the famous Ky-Mani Marley. Dougie brings all of his many talents to JMRB to make them sound full and astonishing.
Founded in May of 2015, JMRB has established a well-known name and reputation throughout Florida. Their passion of performing live for different audiences of different ages, the band comes equipped with not only the BEST LIVE Reggae music but adding their own touch of R&B , Soul and Funk music. You never know what popular songs they will pull out the box at each show!
JMRB now has their first début EP album called ‘The Movement’ which was released on their one year anniversary date in May 2016. Selling out their first album ‘The Movement’ with over 500 copies the night of their album release party. JMRB has had the opportunity to open for many popular reggae artists Ky-Mani Marley, Inner Circle, Black Uhuru. They plan to start a mini U.S tour very soon.