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Monday, May 28 • 8:15pm - 8:45pm
Clinton Fearon and Boogie Brown Band
Roots Reggae

Monday May 28, 2012 8:15pm - 8:45pm
Mural Amphitheatre 47.62057, -122.35049
  • Genre CB -- Caribbean-Reggae
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  • Biography Clinton Fearon is a composer, writer, singer and player of instruments since his early teens and a professional since the age of 19. He was born in Jamaica and become the well-known bassist, vocalist and lyricist for The Gladiators as well as a house musician for Coxsonne Dodd’s Studio One and Lee “Scratch” Perry’s Black Ark Studio, two of the main producers of the island. He also composed some everlasting basslines for well-known artists like Yabby You, Jimmy Riley, Max Romeo, Junior Byles and many others. After leaving Jamaica and The Gladiators’ band in 1987, Clinton Fearon settled in the United States, Seattle, Washington. He founded Defenders with Jamaican musicians in the late 80’s and gave several shows in Seattle’s clubs with them. After the band split, Clinton Fearon formed the Boogie Brown Band with local musicians in 1993. They recorded seven albums together: Disturb The Devil (1995), Mystic Whisper (1997), What A System (1999), Give And Take (2004), Vision (2006), Faculty of Dub (2008) and Mi Deh Yah (2010), acclaimed as one of the ten best reggae albums of 2010 by media. Clinton Fearon also recorded the solo acoustic album Mi An’ Mi Guitar in 2005. Each song of Clinton Fearon is a strong message coming from the heart of a man who dedicates his life to help a better world to come. With chiselled music and poetic lyrics, he opens reggae to a wider audience who simply loves his beautiful songs. Clinton Fearon is playing with the six musicians of Boogie Brown band or he in solo/duet acoustic set. Clinton Fearon and Boogie Brown are playing from West to East cost in the US. They spread roots reggae around the world, mainly Canada, South America and Europe. You can see the name of Clinton Fearon on headlines for many important musical events such as Reggae Rising Festival, Bumbershoot, Sierra Nevada Festival, Lafayette Jazz Festival, American Folk Festival, Lowell Folk Festival, Garance Reggae Festival, Reggae Geel and many more. Today, Clinton Fearon is counted among Jamaica's most talented musicians by peers and professionals in the Reggae music industry.