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Grammy nominated Black Uhuru original member Garth Dennis

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40 YEARS OF MUSICAL GENIUS 1st  RECORDINGS in 1971 as a 1ST LEAD SINGER of BLACK UHURU:SLOW COACH, FOLK SONG, TIME IS ON OUR SIDE NOMINATED FOR GRAMMY IN 1990, 1991, 1993 and 1994.As a member of Wailing Souls he recorded 14 LP’s and numerous 14” and 7” Records Reggae Classic Garth Dennis is a 4 time Reggae Grammy nominee and an original member of the Trench Town musical fraternity of Kingston Jamaica, the birthplace of Reggae Music.Garth Dennis has been in the entertainment industry for over 40 years. He has been witness to the great Jamaican singers, songwriters and musician of the Caribbean. Joe Higgs the ‘Father of Reggae’ was a mentor and family member. His sister Joan Dennis is of the famed 60’s duo ‘Andy and Joey’ who had the monster hit, Your Wandering Now’. Covered by ‘The Specials’ and most recently by ‘Amy Winehouse’.
As an original member and the first lead singer of Black Uhuru there were 3 singles recorded circa 1971-73. Garth re- formed the group along with Don Carlos and Duckie Simpson in 1989-1999, the outcome of that reunion being 4 Reggae Grammy nominations.During his break from Black Uhuru he performed as an original member of the legendary Wailing Souls. As a member of the Wailing Souls the group produced most of their pivotal music of their catalogue. Including a track, ‘Things and Time’ placed in a Hollywood movie ‘Dear John’ (2010).Today Garth Dennis is performing music from his repertoire that includes tracks from his Black Uhuru Grammy nominated albums as well as the Wailing Souls catalogue.His on stage performance is highlighted by his new recordings backed band ‘Blaze Mob’ band, his sons, Shaka Rock, Gyasi Gong and King Saeed.